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NIKITA NIKITIN RUMORS

Oilers Injury Update: Pouliot, Hendricks, and Nikitin miss Sunday night's game

Edmonton Oilers left-winger Benoit Pouliot, center Matt Hendricks, and defenseman Nikita Nikitin missed Sunday night's game against the San Jose Sharks due to injuries. #459191714 / gettyimages.com Pouliot is out indefinitely with a broken foot, and injury he sustained during the November 21st game against the New Jersey Devils.Hendricks sustained a leg injury during a game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Nikita Nikitin suffers ankle injury, out 1-2 weeks

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Nikita Nikitin will miss the start of the regular season with an ankle injury, as reported by Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal. He's expected to be out 1-2 weeks after twisting his ankle in Thursday night's preseason game. #454349755 / gettyimages.com The 28-year-old yound d-man signed with the Oilers in the offseason after his rights were traded...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets deal Nikitin for fifth-round pick

The Blue Jackets have sent defenseman Nikita Nikitin to the Edmonton Oilers for a fifth-round pick in this year's draft, the team announced Wednesday. It's a reacquisition of the pick the Jackets traded to Edmonton in exchange for defenseman Nick Schultz in March. The 28-year-old Nikitin had two goals and 13 assists in 66 games with Columbus last season. Nikitin had been with Columbus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blockbuster looming? B's and Blue Jackets talks heating up, Gaborik mentioned

With just about 26 hours to go before the trade deadline, things are starting to heat up in the rumors department among NHL circles.Could Gaborik be Boston bound? (photo via SI.com)And the Bruins are big players in those rumors.According to a report  from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Marion Gaborik, Nikita Nikitin and Jack Johnson of the Columbus Blue Jackets could all be in play for...
Via BruinsLife
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nikitin's OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Flames

Defenseman Nikita Nikitin scored his first goal of the season 2:25 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. With a delayed penalty coming to Flames forward Jiri Hudler for goalie interference, Columbus poured on the pressure with Sergei Bobrovsky having gone to the bench for an extra skater. When David Savard's shot...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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