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Viktor Tikhonov | Winger | #9

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 189
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (28) / ARI

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The Coyotes expect Viktor Tikhonov to test the open market in July.
Fellow Arizona forwards Kyle Chipchura and Erick Selleck are poised to become unrestricted free agents as well. Tikhonov picked up six points in 39 appearances with the Coyotes in 2015-16. Jun 14 - 4:11 PM

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Viktor Tikhonov and Kyle Chipchura will be scratched against Edmonton on Tuesday.

Unfortunately neither Tikhonov and Chipchura boast much fantasy value. Chipchura has 12 points and 69 hits in 65 games thus far. Meanwhile Tikhonov has six points and 27 hits in 25 games thus far.
Source: Jerry Brown
Mar 22 - 7:31 PM

Viktor Tikhonov will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

So will Kyle Chipchura and Jarred Tinordi. Chipchura is out of the lineup because his way gave birth to their child earlier today. None of these three players will have fantasy value down the stretch.
Mar 7 - 9:10 PM

Viktor Tikhonov, Max Domi, Klas Dahlbeck and Jarred Tinordi will each be scratched against the Panthers on Saturday night.

Unfortunately there simply isn't a lick of fantasy value to be found here, besides Domi that is. Dahlbeck may be your most useful plug as he's accumulated 146 hits through 54 games this season.
Source: Jerry Brown
Mar 5 - 7:55 PM

Viktor Tikhonov returned to action on Thursday after missing one game to be with his wife when gave birth.

He didn't play in Monday's game versus Pittsburgh. Tikhonov had two penalty minutes in 8:37 of ice time in his first match back.
Mar 4 - 3:26 AM

Viktor Tikhonov has left the Coyotes to join his wife as she is expected to give birth on Monday.

Congratulations to the Tikhonov's as real life certainly takes priority over hockey. He has posted five points in 28 games with the Coyotes since being picked up on waivers from the Blackhawks.
Feb 28 - 8:12 PM

Viktor Tikhonov had an assist in Arizona's 3-2 loss to Washington on Monday.

Tikhonov now has two goals and five points in 26 games with Arizona. He was scoreless in 11 contests with Chicago before being acquired off of waivers in early December.
Feb 23 - 8:29 AM

Viktor Tikhonov will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

The Coyotes will opt to dress 11 forwards and seven defensemen in this contest, which means that former Hab Jarred Tinordi will dress. Niklas Grossman will serve as the other healthy scratch.
Feb 15 - 8:54 PM

Viktor Tikhonov registered an assist in a 5-4 overtime loss to Chicago Thursday night.

Tikhonov started the season with the Blackhawks, but they placed him on waivers in December and Arizona claimed him. He has two goals and four points in 22 contests since being picked up by the Coyotes.
Feb 5 - 10:33 AM

Viktor Tikhonov picked up his second tally of the season during Thursday's 4-2 win over Winnipeg.

Tikhonov now has three points in 10 games since returning to the dessert, but just 18 overall points in 81 career NHL games. So we'd leave him on the wire.
Jan 1 - 4:12 AM

Viktor Tikhonov is slated to play with Max Domi and Anthony Duclair on Saturday against Los Angeles.

Martin Hanzal is out with an injury, so Tikhonov will take his place. Tikhonov has one goal and one assist in six games since returning to the Coyotes.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:28:00 PM

Viktor Tikhonov will be scratched from Saturday's match with the Islanders.

Tikhonov has two points in four games with Arizona since being claimed off waivers, but tonight he will not dress. With 18 points in 76 combined NHL games, he's not likey to top any scoring charts.
Source: Jerry Brown
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:15:00 PM

Viktor Tikhonov picked up his first goal of the season in Thursday's 7-5 loss to Columbus.

Don't look now, but the fresh waiver wire pickup now has a nice two-game point streak. Back in 2008-09, Tikhonov scored eight goals and 16 points in 61 games for the Coyotes. So don't expect this hot streak to go very far.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 12:47:00 AM

Viktor Tikhonov is expected to play for Arizona on Tuesday.

Tikhonov was claimed off of waivers by the Coyotes on Sunday. That reunites him with the franchise that originally drafted him in 2008. However, Tikhonov logged 61 games with the Coyotes in 2008-2009 and hasn't played for them at the NHL level since. "I want to stay in the league and if it’s with Arizona, it’s even better," Tikhonov said. "That’d be icing on the cake. But for me the goal is to play in this league and play against the best players in the world and try to prove myself." He had no points in 11 games with Chicago this season.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 08:16:00 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have claimed Viktor Tikhonov off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks, however he will not play Sunday against Carolina.

The Coyotes will take on Tikhonov's full salary and cap hit, which stands at $1.04M for only the 2015-16 season. The 27-year-old winger did not register a point through 11 games with Chicago, and should not be seen as a fantasy impact player moving forward. Tikhonov is expected to make his Coyotes debut Tuesday against St. Louis.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 01:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Boyd Gordon
4Jordan Martinook
5Brad Richardson
LW1Max Domi
2Alex Tanguay
3Tobias Rieder
4Sergei Plotnikov
5Kyle Chipchura
RW1Shane Doan
2Anthony Duclair
3Viktor Tikhonov
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Alex Goligoski
3Michael Stone
4Nicklas Grossmann
5Zbynek Michalek
6Connor Murphy
7Kevin Connauton
8Klas Dahlbeck
9Jarred Tinordi
10Chris Pronger
G1Mike Smith
2Louis Domingue
3Anders Lindback