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Nikita Filatov
European Skater
CSKA, RUSSIA
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  172
Born:  May 25, 1990    
Birthplace:  Moscow, RUS
Drafted:  CBJ (1st Round / 6th Overall) - Player Page
  • Played for both the CSKA senior and junior teams in 2007-08.
  • Participated in the 2008 World Junior Championships, leading Russia in scoring with nine points (4-5--9) in seven games.
  • Captained Russia to a silver medal at the 2008 Under-18 World Championships.  He led the team with nine points (3-6--9), including two shorthanded goals, and was named to the tournament All-Star team.  He also had led Russia in scoring with nine points (4-5--9) in seven games at the 2007 Under-18 IIHF World Championships.
  • His mother was a teacher in Moscow and gives him English lessons.

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Player: Sidney Crosby

Shootout move: "Backhand shot"

Goal celebration: "The Daniel Briere fist pump"

Practice Drill: Shootout

Movie: Gladiator

TV Show: Comedy Club

Actors: Richard Gere and Russell Crowe

Food to cook: "I don't cook"

Sport (other than hockey): Tennis

Activity away from the rink: Hanging out with friends

Place to visit: Hockey stadium


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
CSKA
RUSSIA
5
0
0
0
0
2007-2008
CSKA 2
RUSSIA-JR.
34
32
34
66
90
2009-2010
CSKA
RUSSIA
26
9
13
22
16
2011-2012
CSKA
RUSSIA
18
4
4
8
12
2012-2013
UFA
RUSSIA
47
10
11
21
24
2013-2014
UFA
RUSSIA
35
13
7
20
18




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