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Vadim Shipachyov
Born 12 March 1987 (1987-03-12) (age 35)
Cherepovets, Russia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Vegas Golden Knights
Severstal Cherepovets
SKA Saint Petersburg
National team Template:Country data Russia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Vadim Shipachyov (born Vadim Alexandrovich Shipachyov on March 12, 1987) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing Career[]

Previously, Vadim played with Severstal Cherepovets and SKA Saint Petersburg in Russia.

In the 2015-16 season, he skated in 54 regular-season games for SKA Saint Petersburg ending the season with 60 points (with 17 goals & 43 assists). He also had 19 points on four goals & 15 assists in 17 games during the KHL playoffs, helping SKA Saint Petersburg win the league championship for the second time in his career (in 2015 & 2017).

In the 2016-17 season, Vadim finished the season with 76 points (with 26 goals & 50 assists) in 50 games and finishing 3rd in scoring in the KHL.

In Vadim's KHL career, he has registered 137 goals and 275 assists for 412 points in 445 games split between Saint Petersburg and his hometown team, Severstal Cherepovets. He has served as either a captain or alternate captain of SKA St. Petersburg the last three seasons.

On May 4, 2017, he was signed to a two-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights, becoming the second player signed to the franchise.

Career Statistics[]

Regular season and playoffs[]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 2 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 1 0 1 1 0
2006–07 HC Belgorod RUS 2 8 2 5 7 2 7 2 2 4 4
2007–08 HC Belgorod RUS 2 34 8 30 38 18
2007–08 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 8 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 29 4 4 8 12
2009–10 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 55 14 30 44 30
2010–11 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 51 13 25 38 22 6 2 1 3 8
2011–12 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 54 22 37 59 26 6 1 2 3 4
2012–13 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 51 17 24 41 12 6 1 5 6 14
2013–14 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 52 12 20 32 10 10 1 0 1 2
2014–15 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 49 12 42 54 20 22 6 15 21 2
2015–16 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 54 17 43 60 63 15 7 9 16 12
2016–17 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 50 26 50 76 22 17 4 15 19 8
RSL totals 11 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
KHL totals 445 137 275 412 217 82 22 47 69 50

International[]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Russia WC Template:Goca 7 3 4 7 4
2015 Russia WC Template:Sica 10 4 5 9 2
2016 Russia WC Template:Brca 10 6 12 18 8
2016 Russia WCH 4th 2 0 1 1 2
Senior totals 29 13 22 35 16

International Play[]

Medal record
Competitor for Template:RUS
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2014 Belarus
Silver 2015 Czech Republic
Bronze 2016 Russia

Vadim has played Team Russia on three previous occasions at the IIHF World Championships during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 tournaments.

He won a gold medal in 2014, silver in 2015 and bronze in 2016 where he led the entire tournament in scoring and assists with 18 points on six goals and 12 assists.

Vadim also played for Russia during the recent 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.

Accolades[]

Award Year
KHL
All-Star Game 2012, 2015, 2016
Gagarin Cup (SKA Saint Petersburg) 2015, 2017
International
WC All-Star Team 2016
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