Nikita Shchitov

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Nikita Shchitov (born December 24, 1983) is a Russian former professional ice hockey defenceman who last played for HC Sochi in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He formerly played with Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk, HC Spartak Moscow and HC Sochi in Russia's top tier leagues.[1]

Nikita Shchitov
Born (1983-12-24) December 24, 1983 (age 37)
Ufa, Russian SFSR
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Spartak Moscow
HC Sochi
Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
Playing career 2005–2019

Shchitov ended his 15-year professional career after missing the entirety of the 2019–20 season due to injury. He finished his career as captain of HC Sochi, having played parts of four seasons with the club and leading the club in games played and points among defenseman.[2]


  1. ^ "Хоккейный клуб". HC Spartak Moscow (in Russian). 2010-10-02. Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  2. ^ "Nikita Shchitov announces retirement" (in Russian). 27 June 2020. Retrieved 27 June 2020.

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