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Vadim Shipachyov
Born March 12, 1987,
Cherepovets
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
KHL team
F. teams
Dynamo Moskva
Pervenstvo VHL
Severstal Cherepovets-2
Superliga
Severstal Cherepovets
Vysshaya Liga
HK Belgorod
KHL
Severstal Cherepovets
SKA St. Petersburg
NHL
Vegas Golden Knights
Ntl. team Flag of Russia.png Russia &
Olympic flag.png Olympic Athletes from Russia
Playing career 2003–present

Vadim Alexandrovich Shipachyov[1] (Russian: Вадим Александрович Шипачёв; born on March 12, 1987 in Cherepovets) is a Russian professional ice hockey center who currently plays for the Dynamo Moskva of the KHL.[2]

Club career

Shipachyov made his senior debut in the 2003-04 season playing 12 games with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 of the Pervenstvo VHL. He continued with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 in the 2004-05 season.

In the 2005-06 season, he made his Superliga debut playing 2 games with the Severstal Cherepovets. He also played 51 games with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 in this season.

In the 2006-07 season, he continued playing mainly with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 of the Pervenstvo VHL. He played there 26 games this season. He also played 1 game with the Severstal Cherepovets of the Superliga and 8 regular season games and 7 play-off games with the HK Belgorod of the Vysshaya Liga.

In the 2007-08 season, Shipachyov played 34 games with the HK Belgorod of the Vysshaya Liga, 8 regular season and 4 play-off with the Severstal Cherepovets of the Superliga and 4 games with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 of the Pervenstvo VHL.

In the 2008-09 season, he played mostly with the Severstal Cherepovets which started to play in the KHL, to be specific, 29 games. He also played 5 regular season games and 14 play-off games with the Severstal Cherepovets-2 of the Pervenstvo VHL.

He continued with the Severstal Cherepovets of the KHL until the end of the 2012-13 season. In the 2011-12 season, he was selected as the KHL Forward of the Month in September and November 2011 and also played at the 2012 KHL All-Star Game.

In 2013 - 2017, Shipachyov played with the SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL. In the 2014-15 season, he won the Gagarin Cup and played at the 2015 KHL All-Star Game. In the 2015-16 season, he played again at the 2016 KHL All-Star Game, he was also selected as the Forward of the Month in January 2016 and was selected the Forward of the Week during the Gagarin Cup quarterfinals. In the 2016-17 season, he won again the Gagarin Cup, was selected into the KHL First All-Star Team and was selected the KHL Forward of the Week on November 13, 2016 and on January 15, 2017.

On May 4, 2017, he signed with the Vegas Golden Knights of the NHL[3], but played there only 3 games before moving back to the SKA St, Petersburg where he finished the season with 22 regular season games and 14 play-off games played.

Since 2018, Shipachyov is playing with the Dynamo Moskva of the KHL. He is now signed until the end of the 2020-21 season. In the 2018-19 season, he played at the 2019 KHL All-Star Game, was named the KHL Forward of the Month in December 2018 and the KHL Forward of the Week on December 3, 2018. In the 2019-20 season, he played at the 2020 KHL All-Star Game and was named the KHL Forward of the Month in October 2019 and the KHL Forward of the Week on December 30, 2019.

International career

Shipachyov played with the Russian National Team at the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 World Championships. He won the gold medal at the 2014 tournament, silver medal in 2015 and bronze medal in 2016 and 2017. At the 2016 tournament, he was selected into the All-Star Team and was one of the top 3 players on the Russia squad. He also played with Russia at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. In 2018, he played with the Olympic Athletes from Russia at the 2018 Olympics winning the gold medal.

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
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Russia Russia


World Championships
Gold 2014 Belarus
Silver 2015 Czech Republic
Bronze 2016 Russia
Bronze 2017 Germany, France
Competitor for Flag of Olympic Athletes from Russia Olympic Athletes from Russia
Olympics
Gold 2018 Pyongyang

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Russia WC Gold medal icon.svg 7 3 4 7 4
2015 Russia WC Silver medal icon.svg 10 4 5 9 2
2016 Russia WC Bronze medal icon.svg 10 6 12 18 8
2016 Russia WCH 4th 2 0 1 1 2
Senior totals 29 13 22 35 16

Awards and honors

Award Year
KHL
All-Star Game 2012, 2015, 2016
Gagarin Cup (SKA Saint Petersburg) 2015, 2017 [4]
International
WC All-Star Team 2016

References

External links

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