Nikita Alexandrovich Shchitov

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RussiaRussia  Nikita Shchitov Ice hockey player
Date of birth March 12, 1983
place of birth Ufa , Russian SFSR
size 185 cm
Weight 85 kg
position defender
number # 42
Shot hand Left
Career stations
2003 Toros Neftekamsk
2003-2005 Metallurgist Serov
2005 Kedr Novouralsk
2005-2006 Salawat Yulayev Ufa
2006-2007 Toros Neftekamsk
2007-2008 Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk
2008-2010 HK Spartak Moscow
2010–2012 Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk
2012-2013 HK Spartak Moscow
2013 Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk
2013-2014 Salawat Yulayev Ufa
2014-2015 HK Sochi
2015-2016 Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk
2016-2017 Awtomobilist Ekaterinburg
2017-2020 HK Sochi

Nikita Alexandrowitsch Schchitow ( Russian: Никита Александрович Щитов ; born March 12, 1983 in Ufa , Russian SFSR ) is a former Russian ice hockey player .


Nikita Shchitov began his career as a hockey player at Toros Neftekamsk , for which he was active in the third-rate Pervaya League at the beginning of the 2003/04 season . After only six missions, he moved to Metallurg Serow , for whose professional team he was active in the Wysschaja Liga , the second Russian division, until 2005 . At the same time, he continued to play in the Pervaya League for his second team during this period. The 2005/06 season began the attacker at third division Kedr Nowouralsk , but spent the following year and a half at Salawat Yulayev Ufa in the super league . In the 2006/07 season, the Russian played mostly for his ex-club Toros Neftekamsk, who had meanwhile been promoted to the second-rate Vysschaja Liga.

In the 2007/08 season , Shchitov stood for Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk in the super league on the ice and he managed to establish himself as a regular player for the first time in the top Russian league. For the following season , the Russian moved to HK Spartak Moscow from the newly founded Continental Hockey League . He left the capital club in November 2010 to return to Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk. In the following two years he completed over 70 KHL games for Neftechimik and was also assistant captain of his team during the 2011/12 season.

In May 2012 he returned to Spartak Moscow, where he signed a two-year contract. A year later he moved back to Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk in exchange for a compensation sum. In November 2013 it was given to Salawat Julajew Ufa as part of a ring exchange in which Igor Mussatow and Maxim Trunjow were also involved. By the end of the season, Shchitov had completed 36 KHL games for Salawat, in which he collected five scorer points as a defensive defender.

In May 2014 he was signed by the newly founded KHL participant HK Sochi and acted there as team captain in the 2014/15 season. In October he returned to Neftechimik Nizhnekamsk in exchange for a right to vote for the KHL Junior Draft 2016 . There he acted as team captain at the beginning of the 2016/17 season before moving to Awtomobilist Yekaterinburg in December 2016 .

From May 2017 to June 2020 he played again at HK Sochi.


Seasons Games Gates Assists Points Penalty minutes
KHL main round 11 518 42 109 151 383
KHL playoffs 8th 43 3 1 4th 26th
Super League main round 3 71 0 7th 7th 62
Super League Playoffs 2 11 1 2 3 6th

(Status: end of the 2018/19 season)

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