ILYA NIKOLAEV
European Skater - Yaroslavl 2, RUSSIA-JR.
Final Rank:9Midterm Rank:4
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:190
Born:June 26, 2001
Born in:Yaroslavl, RUS
Drafted: 2019: CGY (3rd Round / 88th Overall) 

• Nikolaev collected 10-15—25 in 41 regular-season contests and 5-3—8 in six playoff games to help Loko Yaroslavl of Russia’s junior league claim the Kharlamov Cup as MHL champions.

• Internationally, Nikolaev served as an alternate captain for Team Russia at the 2019 Under-18 World Championship where he recorded 2-2—4 in seven games to help his country earn silver and ranked tied for third in points at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge (1-5—6 in 6 GP) to again help Russia claim silver. Additionally, Nikolaev skated for Russia at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup where his seven points (1-6—7) tied for fourth in tournament scoring

• Models his style of play after Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019YAROSLAVL 2RUSSIA-JR.4110152526
2018-2019RUS (2019 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR72244
2018-2019RUSSIA (2018 World Junior A Challenge)NATOUR61566
2018-2019RUS (2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup)NATOUR51676
2018-2019RUS U18 (5 Nations Tournament in Sochi 2019)ITLTOUR40110
2018-2019LOKO-YUNIOR YAROSLAVRUSSIA-JR. 231122
2018-2019RUS U18 (Three games vs. CZE in Pribram 2018)ITLTOUR310125
2017-2018LOKO-YUNIOR YAROSLAVRUSSIA-JR. 220671314
2017-2018YAROSLAVL U17RUSSIA-JR. U17201181938
2017-2018RUSSIA (2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR52130
2017-2018RUS U17 (5 Nations Tournament in Basel 2018)ITLTOUR40116
2017-2018YAROSLAVL 2RUSSIA-JR.30110
2017-2018RUS U17 (4 Nations Tournament in Veliky Novgorod 2017)ITLTOUR31232