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WATCH: Avs Post Game Zadorov 2.4.17

Interview with Nikita Zadorov after the Winnipeg Jets vs. Colorado Avalanche.
Via YouTube
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zadorov Post-Game 12.8.16

Interview with Nikita Zadorov after the Colorado Avalanche at Boston Bruins.
Via YouTube
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nikita Zadorov claims Sabres don’t want too many Russians

Nikita Zadorov isn’t being quiet about his feelings about the Buffalo Sabres and how he thinks they approach Russian players. Speaking with Russian reporter Slava Malamud, the Colorado Avalanche defenseman told him that while the organization didn’t hate Russians, the Sabres “think there shouldn’t be too many of us on the team.” It’s a bizarre comment for Zadorov to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Between Shifts in San Antonio: Nikita Zadorov interview

  In today’s chat with Nikita Zadorov, we find out what the defenseman thinks of his skills, his reassignment to the AHL, and his coaches, both with the Avalanche and the Rampage. Zadorov also weighs in on the three-on-three overtime format and playing on special teams. Shout out to Steve House of Mile High Hockey for sound editing. Next week, we’ll sit down with goaltender...
Via BSN Denver
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

OPINION: Nikita Zadorov deserves better from Colorado Avalanche

  Last Saturday, the Colorado Avalanche sent 20-year old defenseman Nikita Zadorov down to their AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. I was surprised. I was disappointed. While I understand the team’s rough start presents a variety of challenges, I wish the Avalanche would provide a little more insight into their strategy. As it stands, the reassignment raises more questions...
Via BSN Denver
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche demote Nikita Zadorov

In a bit of early morning news that will disappoint many, the Colorado Avalanche demoted highly-touted young defenseman Nikita Zadorov to the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. The 20-year old Zadorov was seen as the primary piece of the return the Avalanche got from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Ryan O’Reilly. He has made appearances in 11 games, registering...
Via BSN Denver
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Get to Know Nikita Zadorov

  When the Avalanche traded Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres yesterday in exchange for Nikita Zadorov, Mikhail Grigorenko, J.T. Compher, and the 31st selection in today’s NHL Entry Draft, the biggest name (and player, for that matter) to be heading Colorado’s way is the monster truck-sized Zadorov as he is the centerpiece of the trade from an Avalanche...
Via BSN Denver
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Sabres Look to Nikita Zadorov as Their Future Defensive Pillar

Nikita Zadorov #51 of the Buffalo Sabres checks Jordin Tootoo #20 of the New Jersey Devils during the first period against the at the Prudential Center on February 17, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Mandatory Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty images)   At 6’5 and just shy of 220 pounds, Nikita Zadorov is the ideal prototype of what NHL clubs around the league look for in a defenseman....
Via The Sports Journal
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres suspend rookie Zadorov for missing practice

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have suspended rookie defenseman Nikita Zadorov for failing to report to the team on time following the NHL all-star break. The Sabres did not say how long the suspension would last. The penalty was handed down after Zadorov missed Monday afternoon's practice. Buffalo general manager Tim Murray says he anticipates allowing the 6-foot-5 Zadorov...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres return D Zadorov to OHL; demote 3 to AHL

The Buffalo Sabres have put their youth movement on hold a week after Pat LaFontaine took over. LaFontaine, the team's new president of hockey operations, announced a significant roster shuffle on Tuesday, when the Sabres demoted four rookies before their home game against St. Louis. Veteran defenseman Mike Weber also was activated from injured reserve after missing 10 games with...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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