Nikolai Belov is a Russian defenceman who has come out of the Dynamo Moscow hockey system. He began his professional career in 2004, and has also played for Kapitan and Gazovik Tyumen. He became a HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk player in 2008, and spent almost seven seasons in Tatarstan. In December 2009 he was named the top KHL rookie of the month. Nikolai signed a contract with SKA in November 2014, and with the club he has already become a Russian championship silver medalist and KHL Gagarin Cup champion.
He took part in the 2011 World Championship with the Russian national team, and has also represented his country in the Euro Hockey Tour.