The best player of the season in "AK bars "was identified by voting on the official page of the club in the social network"Vkontakte". According to the results of the survey Zaripov scored 4323 votes. The second place was taken by Czech striker Jiri Sekach (2084), the third was forward Artem Lukoyanov (1870).
In the current season of the KHL Zaripov spent 51 games and scored 34 points (9 goals, 25 assists).
According to the results of the regular season "AK bars" took fifth place in the Eastern conference and went to the playoffs of the KHL, where in the first round lost to Omsk "Avangard" with a score of 0-4 in the series.