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Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Provides helper in win
Okhotyuk notched an assist, two shots on goal, three hits, three blocked shots and two PIM in Monday's 2-1 win over the Capitals.
Okhotyuk was scratched Saturday versus the Canucks, but it appears to just be standard rest for the 22-year-old as he adjusts to the rigors of a full NHL campaign. He's logged four assists over his last five games, growing into a top-four role on the Sharks' blue line. Okhotyuk is up to five assists, 27 blocked shots, 20 hits, 16 PIM, nine shots on net and a minus-5 rating through a career-high 12 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Generates assist
Okhotyuk notched an assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Wednesday's 7-1 loss to the Kraken.
Okhotyuk took a shot that went high but bounced off the boards to Mike Hoffman, who scored the Sharks' lone goal. With three helpers over his last two games, Okhotyuk seems to be settling into his newfound top-four role. He's at four assists, seven shots on net, 17 hits, 20 blocked shots, 14 PIM and a minus-3 rating through 10 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Registers two assists
Okhotyuk notched two assists and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Blues.
Okhotyuk helped out on second-period tallies by William Eklund and Mike Hoffman. The pair of assists gave Okhotyuk three helpers through eight outings this season. The 22-year-old blueliner also led the Sharks with 22:40 of ice time in the big win. He's added 16 hits, 18 blocked shots, 12 PIM, seven shots on net and a minus-2 rating while often playing in a bottom-four role.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Picks up first helper of season
Okhotyuk notched an assist, five hits, eight blocked shots and two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Oilers.
Okhotyuk was involved physically and even chipped in a helper on a Tomas Hertl goal in the second period. The assist was Okhotyuk's first point with the Sharks. He's managed 11 hits, 10 blocked shots, four shots on goal, 12 PIM and a minus-5 rating through four contests this season. The 22-year-old figures to continue seeing bottom-four minutes when in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Back from conditioning loan
Okhotyuk (abdomen) was recalled from his conditioning loan with AHL San Jose on Tuesday.
Okhotyuk has posted one assist, four PIM and a minus-4 rating in five AHL contests this campaign. He is listed on the Sharks' roster, per the NHL media site, after beginning the year on season-opening injured reserve, which makes him available to play when called upon. However, it is unclear when he will make his San Jose debut following his recovery from core muscle surgery in April.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: On conditioning assignment
Okhotyuk (abdomen) was moved to AHL San Jose on Thursday for a conditioning assignment.
Okhotyuk underwent core muscle surgery in April and began the season on the injured reserve list. He had a goal in 10 games with New Jersey as well as six points in 20 contests with AHL Utica last year.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Roughly week away from practicing
Okhotyuk (abdomen) is about a week away from being a full participant in San Jose's practices, according to Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now on Saturday.
Okhotyuk had a goal in 10 games with New Jersey, as well as six points in 20 AHL contests with Utica last season. When Okhotyuk is healthy, he might be reassigned to AHL San Jose.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Lands on IR
Okhotyuk (abdomen) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Okhotyuk has been practicing but is still recovering from core muscle surgery in April. The 22-year-old blueliner will likely head to AHL San Jose once he's healthy. He tallied one goal in 10 games with New Jersey last year before being dealt to the Sharks in the Timo Meier trade.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Skates at Thursday's practice
Okhotyuk (abdomen) was at practice Thursday and general manager Mike Grier said it was "good to see him skating the way he was skating" after the session, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Okhotyuk underwent core muscle surgery in April. He'll be competing for a roster spot in training camp now that he's recovered from the procedure, but there's a good chance the 22-year-old defenseman opens the season with AHL San Jose. He has three points in 15 career NHL games, all with the Devils.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Undergoes surgery
Okhotyuk underwent core muscle surgery Monday and is expected to recover in time for training camp.
Okhotyuk had one goal in 10 games with the Devils this season, but he didn't play at the NHL level after he was traded to the Sharks in the Timo Meier deal. Okhotyuk will likely contend for a roster spot in training camp in September, assuming he doesn't suffer a setback over the summer.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nikita Okhotyuk: Sent to Sharks
San Jose acquired Okhotyuk, Fabian Zetterlund, Andreas Johnsson, Shakir Mukhamadullin and three draft picks, including a 2023 first, from New Jersey in exchange for Timo Meier (upper body), Scott Harrington, Timur Ibragimov, Santeri Hatakka, Zachary Emond and a fifth-round pick Sunday.
Okhotyuk has one goal and 31 hits in 10 NHL games this season. He's also tallied six points in 20 AHL contests. The 22-year-old blueliner was the 61st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Okhotyuk could be promoted to the top level soon.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Nikita Okhotyuk: Sent to AHL
Okhotyuk was reassigned to AHL Utica on Saturday.
This move isn't surprising since the Devils won't play again until Feb. 6, when they face the Canucks. Okhotyuk has a goal and 31 hits in 10 NHL games this season, after scoring a pair of goals and adding four assists in 17 AHL games earlier in the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Nikita Okhotyuk: Tallies first goal of season
Okhotyuk scored a goal and added three hits in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Okhotyuk has played in four straight contests, and his second-period tally Saturday was his first point in seven outings this season. The 22-year-old defenseman has two points in five NHL contests last season, but he remains confined to a third-pairing role when he plays. He's added 22 hits, eight blocked shots, four shots on net, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Nikita Okhotyuk: Recalled from AHL
Okhotyuk was recalled from AHL Utica on Thursday.
Okhotyuk has played 17 games for Utica this season, scoring twice and adding four assists. He was selected in the second round, 61st overall, in 2019 and managed to score his first NHL goal last season as he played in five games for the Devils.... See More ... See Less
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