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Kirill Olegovich Kaprizov (Russian: Кирилл Олегович Капризов; born 26 April 1997) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing with CSKA Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Kirill Kaprizov
Kirill Kaprizov 2015-09-29.jpg
Born (1997-04-26) 26 April 1997 (age 22)
Novokuznetsk, Russia
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
CSKA Moscow
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 135th overall, 2015
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2014–present

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Playing careerEdit

Kaprizov made his Kontinental Hockey League debut playing with Metallurg Novokuznetsk during the 2014–15 KHL season.[1] Kaprizov was drafted by the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, 135th overall. On 21 August 2015, Kaprizov was signed to a three-year contract extension to remain and continue his development with Metallurg Novokuznetsk.[2] On May 2, 2016 he was traded to Salavat Yulaev Ufa.[3]

International playEdit

Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing
  Olympic Athletes from Russia
Olympic Games
  2018 Pyeongchang
Representing   Russia
World Championships
  2019 Slovakia
World Junior Championships
  2016 Helsinki
  2017 Canada

Kaprizov has played for the Russian national team in the World Under-18 Championships and World Junior Championships. He was the youngest player in the Russian team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Kuznetskie Medvedi MHL 52 18 16 34 30 8 1 2 3 2
2014–15 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 31 4 4 8 6
2014–15 Kuznetskie Medvedi MHL 3 0 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 53 11 16 27 10
2015–16 Kuznetski Medvedi MHL 4 7 3 10 0
2016–17 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 49 20 22 42 66 5 3 0 3 0
2017–18 CSKA Moscow KHL 46 15 25 40 14 19 2 8 10 4
2018–19 CSKA Moscow KHL 57 30 21 51 16 19 4 10 14 6
KHL totals 236 80 88 168 112 43 9 18 27 10

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 Russia WJC18 5th 4 1 3 4 2
2015 Russia IH18 5th 4 5 2 7 0
2016 Russia WJC   7 1 2 3 2
2017 Russia WJC   7 9 3 12 2
2018 OAR OG   6 5 4 9 2
2018 Russia WC 6th 8 6 2 8 2
2019 Russia WC   9 2 0 2 2
Junior totals 22 16 10 26 6
Senior totals 23 13 6 19 6

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
KHL
All-Star Game 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Gagarin Cup (CSKA Moscow) 2019 [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kirill Kaprizov player profiles". Kontinental Hockey League. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Kaprizov signs a three-year contract with Novokuznetsk" (in Russian). allhockey.ru. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ Metallurg Novokuznetsk (2 May 2016). "Кирилл Капризов перешел в "Салават Юлаев"" (in Russian). Metallurg-nk.ru. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Ice Hockey Men – Team Roster – OAR" (PDF). Pyeongchang 2018. International Olympic Committee. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  5. ^ "CSKA lifts the Gagarin Cup". Kontinental Hockey League. 19 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.

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