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Vadim Shipachyov
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Born 12 March 1987 (1987-03-12) (age 32)
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 CareerEdit

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 StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 20000
2006–07 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 10110
2006–07 HC Belgorod RUS 2 82572 72244
2007–08 HC Belgorod RUS 2 348303818
2007–08 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 80000 40000
2008–09 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 2944812
2009–10 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 5514304430
2010–11 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 5113253822 62138
2011–12 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 5422375926 61234
2012–13 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 5117244112 615614
2013–14 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 5212203210 101012
2014–15 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 4912425420 22615212
2015–16 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 5417436063 15791612
2016–17 SKA Saint Petersburg KHL 5026507622 17415198
RSL totals 110110 40000
KHL totals 445137275412217 8222476950

InternationalEdit

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 PlayEdit

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.

AccoladesEdit

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