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HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russian: Нефтехимик Нижнекамск, English: Nizhnekamsk Petrochemist) is a professional ice hockey team based in Nizhnekamsk, in the Tatarstan, a federal subject of the Russian Federation. They are members of the Kharlamov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk logo.svg
Nickname"Petrochemists"
CityNizhnekamsk, Russia
LeagueKHL 2008–present
ConferenceEastern
DivisionKharlamov
Founded1968
Home arenaSCC Arena
(capacity: 5,500)
Colours              
Owner(s)NKNH
General managerRafik Yakubov
Head coachVyacheslav Butsayev
Affiliate(s)CSK VVS Samara (VHL)
Molot-Prikamie Perm
Reaktor (MHL)
Websitewww.hcnh.ru
Franchise history
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 1968–present
Current season

HistoryEdit

Neftekhimik was founded October 23, 1968 by workers of the Nizhnekamsk Petrochemical plant to represent Nizhnekamsk in the Tatar ASSR ice hockey championship. After winning championship titles in regional competitions, the team was promoted to the national level. It reached the top division of Russian hockey in 1995.

HonorsEdit

ChampionsEdit

  Vysshaya Liga Championship (1): 1995
  Tampere Cup (1): 2002
  Bashkortostan Cup (1): 2017

Season-by-season KHL recordEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; Pts = Points; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; P = Playoff

Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA Finish Top Scorer Playoffs
2008–09 56 22 24 2 79 146 140 4th, Chernyshev Konstantin Makarov (36 points: 16 G, 20 A; 44 GP) Lost in preliminary round, 3-1 (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl)
2009–10 56 27 21 0 93 176 166 3rd, Kharlamov Niklas Persson (38 points: 13 G, 25 A; 55 GP) Lost in Conference Semifinals, 4-2 (Salavat Yulaev Ufa)
2010–11 54 22 26 2 75 159 162 4th, Kharlamov Sergei Konkov (39 points: 18 G, 21 A; 53 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-3 (Avangard Omsk)
2011–12 54 20 25 1 74 142 165 5th, Kharlamov Maxim Pestushko (39 points: 24 G, 15 A; 51 GP) Did not qualify
2012–13 52 17 19 2 77 144 150 4th, Kharlamov Renat Mamashev (42 points: 10 G, 32 A; 52 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-0 (Ak Bars Kazan)
2013–14 54 19 34 1 57 127 152 7th, Kharlamov Yegor Milovzorov (30 points: 16 G, 14 A; 37 GP) Did not qualify
2014–15 60 25 33 2 73 165 199 5th, Kharlamov Dan Sexton (47 points: 19 G, 28 A; 49 GP) Did not qualify
2015–16 60 27 29 4 86 130 135 4th, Kharlamov Mikhail Zhukov (36 points: 16 G, 20 A; 59 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-0 (Avangard Omsk)
2016–17 60 28 31 1 80 143 155 4th, Kharlamov Dan Sexton (50 points: 13 G, 37 A; 51 GP) Did not qualify
2017–18 56 30 19 7 94 135 135 5th, Kharlamov Dan Sexton (47 points: 12 G, 35 A; 52 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-1 (Traktor Chelyabinsk)
2018–19 62 23 33 6 52 130 164 6th, Kharlamov Juuso Puustinen (37 points: 20 G, 17 A; 53 GP) Did not qualify

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Updated 27 July 2019.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
10   Alexander Avtsin RW R 28 2017 Moscow, Russian SFSR
30   Konstantin Barulin G L 35 2019 Karaganda, Kazakh SSR
99   Rafael Bikmullin LW R 22 2016 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
22   Alexander Bryntsev D L 28 2015 Seversk, Russian SFSR
  Alexander Chernikov LW L 35 2019 Togliatti, Russian SFSR
  Andrei Churkin D R 23 2019 Saint Petersburg, Russia
  Radel Fazleev C L 23 2019 Kazan, Russia
  Artyom Golubovich F L 21 2019 Moscow, Russia
  Denis Kazionov LW L 31 2019 Perm, Russian SFSR
61   Marat Khairrulin RW/C L 23 2016 Volzhsk, Russia
89   Arsen Khisamutdinov F L 21 2018 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
17   Pavel Kulikov C L 27 2009 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
  Zack Mitchell RW R 26 2019 Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
  Ryan Murphy D R 26 2019 Aurora, Ontario, Canada
21   Pavel Padakin RW R 25 2018 Kiev, Ukraine
  Ziyat Paigin D L 24 2019 Togliatti, Russia
24   Pavel Poryadin RW L 23 2015 Moscow, Russia
  Evgeny Ryasensky D L 32 2019 Tver, Russian SFSR
98   Gleb Semyonov D L 21 2018 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
26   Andrei Sergeyev D R 28 2015 Simferopol , Ukrainian SSR
44   Damir Sharipzyanov (A) D L 23 2017 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
  Alexander Sharychenkov G L 28 2019 Nizhny Novgorod, Russian SFSR
11   Ildar Shiksatdarov RW L 25 2016 Moscow, Russia
  Igor Ugolnikov F R 22 2019 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
63   Alexei Volgin D L 29 2017 Samara, Russian SFSR
  Matt White LW L 30 2019 Whittier, California, United States
  Stepan Zakharchuk D L 32 2019 Amderma, Russian SFSR


NHL alumniEdit

 
Team logo used from 2009 to 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Neftekhimik Players" (in Russian). www.hcneftekhimik.ru. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  2. ^ "Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk team roster". www.khl.ru. Retrieved 2019-01-21.

External linksEdit