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Fantasy Summary

A smart goaltender who plays a well-positioned game in net.


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July 2022- The Tampa Bay Lightning put Miftakhov on unconditional waivers in order to terminate his contract. He will go back to the KHL to play for Ak-Bars Kazan. This past season he split his time between the AHL and ECHL, posting a 920 Save percentage and 2.23 GAA in five games with the Orlando Solar Bears. He had a much less impressive 891 save percentage and 3.03 GAA with the Syracuse Crunch in 22 games. Caleb Kerney

November 2020- Miftakhov was drafted by the Lightning in the sixth round in the 2020 NHL Draft. So far this season he has split time between the KHL and VHL with the Ak Bars Kazan organization. Clare McManus

Fantasy Upside 3.5
NHL Certainty 3.5
Country RUS
Position G
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth April 26, 2000
Height 6‘0”
Weight 165 lbs
Drafted 2020 Round 6; Overall: 186


 Season Team League GP GAA SVS%      Playoffs GP GAA SVS%
 2012-2013 Ak Bars Kazan Selects U13WSI U139 2.64 .907|      
 2015-2016 Ak Bars Kazan U16Russia U16- - -|      
  Ak Bars Kazan U16Russia U16 Finals5 2.59 -|      
  Team Volga Region U16Districts Cup U165 2.75 -|      
  Russia U16 YOG5 2.42 .903|      
 2016-2017 Ak Bars Kazan U18Russia U18- - -|      
  Irbis KazanMHL26 2.15 .918|Playoffs1 2.07 .938
  Russia U17WHC-175 1.77 .953|      
 2017-2018 Russia U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup4 2.43 .917|      
  Russia U18 |WJAC-19|WJAC-193 2.67 .908|      
  Bars KazanVHL1 1.85 .941|      
  Irbis KazanMHL26 1.91 .934|Playoffs5 3.22 .887
  Russia U18WJC-185