Kirill Kaprizov
Born (1997-04-26)26 April 1997,
Novokuznetsk, Russia
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
F. teams
CSKA Moscow
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Ntl. team Flag of Russia.png Russia
NHL Draft 135th overall, 2015
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2014–present

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).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

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 play[edit | edit source]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for
Olympic Games
Gold 2018 Pyeongchang
Competitor for Flag of Russia.png Russia
World Championships
Bronze 2019 Slovakia
World Junior Championships
Silver 2016 Helsinki
Bronze 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 statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

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

International[edit | edit source]

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 Silver medal icon.svg 7 1 2 3 2
2017 Russia WJC Bronze medal icon.svg 7 9 3 12 2
2018 OAR OG Gold medal icon.svg 6 5 4 9 2
2018 Russia WC 6th 8 6 2 8 2
2019 Russia WC Bronze medal icon.svg 9 2 0 2 2
Junior totals 22 16 10 26 6
Senior totals 23 13 6 19 6

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]



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