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Nikolay Zherdev

Nikolay Zherdev  #93

Right Wing
NUMBER: 93 BIRTHDATE: November 5, 1984
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Kiev, Ukraine
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)
Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 27, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mystichi (Russia), July 20, 2006. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus with Dan Fritsche for Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman, July 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), September 16, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 9, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), August 3, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), January 15, 2013.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson