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Kirill Kaprizov

Kirill Olegovich Kaprizov ( Кирилл Олегович Капризов ; born 26 April 1997) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward.

Playing career

Kaprizov made his Kontinental Hockey League debut playing with Metallurg Novokuznetsk during the 2014–15 KHL season, after being drafted first overall in the 2014 KHL Junior Draft. 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 with Metallurg Novokuznetsk. On May 2, 2016 he was traded to Salavat Yulaev Ufa. In 2017, he moved to his current team HC CSKA Moscow, playing in the 2018 and 2019 Gagarin Cup finals, and winning the latter.

International play

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.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

International

Awards and honors