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Alexander Nikulin
Alexander Nikulin
(al-EHX-AN-duhr nih-KOO-lin)
Number: 41
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Left
Born: 25 Aug 1985
Birthplace: Perm, Russia
Drafted: OTT / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (122nd overall)
2007-08: Made his professional debut with AHL Binghamton on Oct. 6 against Albany and recorded his first pro point (an assist) in that contest … Notched first pro goal in B-Sens 4-1 loss to Syracuse on Oct. 12 … Earned an assist in B-Sens victory over Hershey on Oct. 13, helping him to a three-game point streak to begin his pro career … Was recalled to Ottawa for the first time on Nov. 22 and made his Senators and NHL debut that evening against Pittsburgh … Was held scoreless in 5:49 time-on-ice in his first of two NHL games … Ranked third in B-Sens scoring and first among rookies … Was second among all B-Sens in assists. 2006-07: Appeared in his 100th game in the Russian Super League with CSKA Moscow … Matched a career high with 11 assists … Finished fourth (tie) in team playoff scoring and second in goals (six). 2005-06: Set RSL career highs in games played (51), points (21), goals (10), assists (11) and penalty minutes (22) … One of five players to appear in all 51 games … Ranked fifth (tie) in team scoring and fourth in goals. 2004-05: Played his first season in the Russian Super League, collecting six points in 16 games.