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50-21-11 111
46-30-6 98
42-32-8 92
42-33-7 91
39-35-8 86
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Top Klim Kostin News

  • Red Wings' Klim Kostin: Inks two-year deal

    Kostin signed a two-year contract with the Red Wings on Saturday.

    Kostin was not given a qualifying offer Friday but things quickly came together between the two sides. Kostin, who was acquired from the Oilers on Thursday, will have a cap hit of $2 million per season. He had 11 goals and 21 points in 57 games with the Oilers last season. Look for Kostin to fit in as a bottom-six forward with the Red Wings next season.

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  • Klim Kostin: Not given qualifying offer

    Kostin didn't receive a qualifying offer from Detroit, so he's set to become an unrestricted free agent Saturday, per Max Bultman of The Athletic.

    Kostin and Kailer Yamamoto were acquired by Detroit from Edmonton on Thursday in exchange for future considerations. The Red Wings also put Yamamoto on unconditional waivers Friday for the purpose of buying out his contract, so it's entirely plausible that the Red Wings won't have either of the two players they just acquired for the start of the 2023-24 campaign. Kostin had 11 goals, 21 points, 66 PIM and 157 hits in 57 outings with Edmonton last season.

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  • Red Wings' Klim Kostin: Shipped to Red Wings

    Kostin and Kailer Yamamoto were dealt to Detroit from Edmonton on Thursday in exchange for future considerations.

    Kostin had 11 goals, 21 points, 66 PIM and 157 hits in 57 contests with Edmonton while averaging 10:04 of ice time last season. He is expected to remain in a bottom-six spot next season, but Kostin might see at least a modest increase in his role thanks to this move.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Sets up opening tally

    Kostin notched an assist and two hits in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 4.

    Kostin picked up his first point of the second round when he set up Nick Bjugstad's wraparound goal in the first period. While far from consistent, Kostin's been a surprising source of depth offense with three goals and two assists through 10 playoff outings. He's added 34 hits, nine shots on net, nine PIM and a plus-3 rating as a physical presence in the Oilers' bottom six.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Surprising source of offense

    Kostin scored twice, added an assist, went plus-3 and logged two hits in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Kings in Game 6.

    Kostin put the Oilers ahead twice with his pair of goals, and he also helped out on Kailer Yamamoto's series-clinching tally. Playing in a bottom-six role, Kostin doesn't get many opportunities to make an impact on offense. He made his presence felt with three goals, one assist, seven shots on net and 20 hits through six contests in this first-round series.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Nets game-winning goal

    Kostin scored a goal on two shots, added five hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Kings in Game 2.

    Kostin snapped his four-game point drought with his tally early in the third period, which stood as the game-winner. The 23-year-old established himself with 21 points, 157 hits, 66 PIM and 56 shots on net in 57 regular-season games, primarily in a bottom-six role. He'll see similar usage in the postseason, though his physical play could give him some interest in fantasy, especially if the Oilers make a deep playoff run.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Two points in Wednesday's win

    Kostin scored a goal on two shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Ducks.

    Kostin opened the scoring at 9:36 of the second period, and he also set up Nick Bjugstad's goal a few minutes later. Prior to Wednesday, Kostin was stuck in a 10-game point drought, and he hadn't scored since March 1. The winger is up to 11 tallies ,21 points, 56 shots on net, 147 hits, 62 PIM and a plus-12 rating through 54 appearances.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Bags apple Tuesday

    Kostin notched an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Senators.

    Kostin had been scratched for three of the last four games, but he drew back in with Zach Hyman (undisclosed) on the shelf. The 23-year-old Kostin has gotten on the scoresheet in five of his last six contests. He's up to 10 goals, nine assists, 45 shots on net, 55 PIM, 117 hits and a plus-13 rating through 43 outings, primarily as a bottom-six option.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Notches assist Friday

    Kostin produced an assist in Friday's 6-3 win over the Jets.

    Kostin set up the second of Kailer Yamamoto's second-period tallies in the contest. Over his last four outings, Kostin has a goal and four assists. The 23-year-old remains in a bottom-six role, but he's up to 18 points, 44 shots on net, 111 hits, 55 PIM and a plus-11 rating through 41 games this season. He's averaged 10:33 of ice time per game, but he's made the most of it -- enough to be useful in deeper fantasy formats.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Points in three straight

    Kostin contributed a goal, an assist and six hits in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.

    Kostin notched a helper on Connor McDavid's second goal of the game and 52nd of the season in the first period. The 23-year-old Russian then potted his 10th goal of the year in the second period. Kostin skated in his 40th NHL game of the season, matching his total with the Blues last season, but he produced only four goals and nine points in that campaign. He's up to 17 points with Edmonton, four of which have come in his last three appearances.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Logs assist in return

    Kostin produced an assist, three hits and six PIM in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Bruins.

    Kostin atoned for his first penalty by setting up Connor McDavid's 50th goal of the year 15 seconds after he exited the sin bin. It was a double-minor for high-sticking late in the third period that squashed the Oilers' comeback hopes, though it's unlikely to have too much of a negative impact on Kostin's playing time. The 23-year-old has a helper in each of his last two outings, though he missed five games in between them with an illness. The winger is up to 15 points, 42 shots on net, 55 PIM, 104 hits and a plus-9 rating through 39 appearances with minutes in line with bottom-six usage despite occasional forays into a more significant role.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Set to play Monday

    Kostin (illness) is slated to return to the lineup against Boston on Monday, per NHL.com.

    Kostin looks set to return from a five-game stint on the shelf due to his non-COVID illness. The 23-year-old winger remains stuck in a nine-game goal drought during which he recorded a meager four shots. Until the Russian starts shooting the puck, he is unlikely to break out of his slump.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Not playing versus Columbus

    Kostin (illness) won't play Saturday versus Columbus, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.

    Kostin will sit out his fifth straight game. He has produced 14 points, 42 shots on goal and 101 hits in 38 contests this campaign. Vincent Desharnais is expected to suit up as the seventh defender again against the Blue Jackets.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Still out Thursday

    Kostin (illness) won't play Thursday versus the Penguins, per the NHL media site.

    Kostin is traveling with the Penguins, but he will miss a fourth straight game. Vincent Desharnais continues to hold a spot in the lineup with Kostin out. The 23-year-old winger will try to be ready for Saturday's game in Columbus.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Traveling with Oilers

    Kostin (illness) traveled with the Oilers to Pittsburgh ahead of Thursday's game against the Penguins, per Mark Spector of Sportsnet.

    Kostin isn't guaranteed to play Thursday, but at least the possibility is being left open. He missed Edmonton's last three games because of the illness. Kostin has nine goals and 14 points in 38 contests in 2022-23.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Out again Tuesday

    Kostin (illness) will be unavailable for Tuesday's matchup with Philadelphia.

    Kostin, who will miss his third straight game, has produced nine goals, 14 points, 42 shots on net and 101 hits in 38 contests this campaign. The Oilers will go with 11 forwards and seven defensemen in Tuesday's contest versus the Flyers following recent recalls of Devin Shore and Vincent Desharnais from AHL Bakersfield.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Won't play Sunday

    Kostin (illness) won't be in the lineup Sunday versus Colorado, Bob Stauffer of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

    Kostin will miss a second straight contest. The Oilers will play without Evander Kane (upper body) as well, so the team will dress just 17 skaters versus the Avalanche. Kostin has nine goals, 14 points, 42 shots on net and 101 hits in 38 games this season.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Late scratch Friday

    Kostin (undisclosed) was a late scratch for Friday's game against the Rangers, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

    Kostin has nine goals and 14 points in 38 contests while averaging 10:40 of ice time this season. He also missed Sunday's contest against Montreal because of an undisclosed injury, but it's not clear if his absence versus the Rangers is related to that. The Oilers don't currently have a healthy player on their roster to replace Kostin with, so they'll dress just 11 forwards and six defensemen Friday.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Picks up helper in return

    Kostin managed an assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Red Wings.

    Kostin was on an eight-game point drought prior to missing Sunday's game in Montreal with an undisclosed injury. He shook off the slump by setting up Derek Ryan's game-tying goal in the third period. Despite the recent lack of production, Kostin has been a good fit for the Oilers' bottom six with 14 points, 42 shots on net, 101 hits, 49 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 38 appearances.

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  • Oilers' Klim Kostin: Good to play Wednesday

    Kostin (undisclosed) is expected to play Wednesday against Detroit, according to Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.

    Kostin missed Sunday's 6-2 loss to Montreal because of the injury. He has nine goals and 13 points in 37 contests this season. Vincent Desharnais, who is dealing with an illness, will draw out of the lineup. Desharnais served as Edmonton's seventh defenseman Sunday, but with Kostin back, the Oilers are projected to dress 12 forwards and six blueliners.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Penza, Russia
Age: 24
Experience: 4
Shoots: Left