Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Sergey Kalinin
Sergey Kalinin was born on March 17, 1991, in Omsk, Russia. He spent five seasons with Avangard Omsk of the KHL. In 2014-15, while serving as the club's captain, Kalinin set career highs in goals, assists and points. His strong play did not go unnoticed by NHL scouts. He signed as a free agent with the New Jersey Devils on May 29, 2015 and would join the club the following season.

In 78 games for the Devils during his first North American campaign, Kalinin scored eight times and added seven assists. On February 18, 2017, Kalinin's time with the Devils would come to an end. He was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Viktor Loov and would join the club's AHL affiliate.

On the international stage, Kalinin has represented Russian on numerous occasions, including helping his homeland to gold at the 2011 World Junior Championship and the 2014 World Championship.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2008-09 Avangard Omsk 2 Russia-3 41 5 13 18 16
2009-10 Omskie Yastreby Omsk Jr. Russia-Jr. 54 14 22 36 52 8 1 1 2 2
2009-10 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 1 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Omskie Yastreby Omsk Jr. Russia-Jr. 5 1 4 5 4
2010-11 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 24 0 1 1 0 8 0 1 1 0
2010-11 Russia WJC-A 7 1 2 3 4 +2
2011-12 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 53 9 9 18 20 19 2 1 3 10
2012-13 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 26 2 6 8 10 6 1 0 1 4
2013-14 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 51 8 9 17 32 11 2 5 7 4
2013-14 Russia WJC-A 9 2 1 3 6 +3
2014-15 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 58 12 13 25 49 6 0 0 0 2
2015-16 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 8 7 15 33 -9
2015-16 Russia WC-A 10 0 3 3 4 +4
2016-17 New Jersey Devils NHL 43 2 2 4 15 -14
2016-17 Toronto Marlies AHL 19 2 2 4 9 +1 11 1 0 1 4
NHL Totals 121 10 9 19 48


Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, May 29, 2015. Traded to Toronto by New Jersey for Viktor Loov, February 18, 2017.
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