Nesterov, 5 foot 11 and 200 pounds, played 132 career NHL games with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens from 2014 to 2017. He amounted to 9 goals and 24 assists

, as well as a goal and 6 assists in 28 playoff video games. Nesterov was captain of the Russian group that won an Olympic gold medal in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.