Ilya Andreyevich Mikheyev, professionally known as Ilya Mikheyev is a Russian professional ice hockey player. He plays as a right-winger forward. He is currently signed to the National Hockey League (NHL) team Toronto Maple Leafs. He extended his contract with the Maple Leafs in October 2020. He entered the 2012 NHL Draft but went undrafted. He played for Omskie Yastreby in MHL, Yermak Angarsk in VHL, and Avangard Omsk in KHL. He signed with the NHL team Toronto Maple Leafs in 2020.
He has over 15k followers on Twitter.
What is Ilya Mikheyev Famous For?
- Plays for the NHL team, Toronto Maple Leafs.
Where is Ilya Mikheyev From?
Ilya Mikheyev was born on 10 October 1994. His birth name is Ilya Andreyevich Mikheyev. His birth place is in Omsk in Russia. He holds Russian nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He was born to a father, Andrey Mikheyev, and a mother, Natalya Mikheyev. His father is a well-educated and successful lawyer.
He started playing hockey in the school of Avangard Omsk.
Ilya Mikheyev Career
- He started playing in the youth team Omskie Yastreby in the MHL in 2012.
- He won the Kharlamov Cup with his team in 2013.
- He joined Yermak Angarsk, the farm team of Avangard for the 2013-14 season in the VHL.
- He played for other farm teams of Avangard, Sokol Krasnoyarsk, and Saryarka Karagandy in the next seasons.
- He started playing for Avangard in the KHL (Kontinetal Hockey League) in the 2015-16 season.
- He finished the 2017-18 season as the top scorer of Avangard with 38 points.
- He recovered 23 goals and 22 assists for 45 points in 62 games in the 2018-19 season. He finished the season as the club’s top point scorer.
- In the post-season, he helped Avangard reach the Gargarin Cup finals.
- He signed a one-year entry-level contract with the NHL team Toronto Maple Leafs on 6 May 2019.
- He scored his first NHL goal on 2 October 2019 during the Maple Leaf’s home opener win over the Ottawa Senators. He also provided an assist.
- He suffered an injury on 27 December 2019 when New Jersey Devils forward Jesper Bratt fell, causing his skate blade to cut Mikheyev’s wrist. He suffered a laceration on his wrist and was removed from the game.
- He immediately underwent surgery to repair an artery and tendons in his wrist.
- Ilya Mikheyev played for Team Russia at the 2017 Deutschland Cup.
- He made his full international debut at the 2018 World Championships in Denmark.
- He signed a two-year contract extension with Maple Leafs in October 2020.
- His contract extension is reported at $3.29 million.
Ilya Mikheyev Girlfriend
Ilya Mikheyev is not married. There is no information about his personal life. The detailed information about his personal life will be updated soon.
Ilya Mikheyev Height
Ilya Mikheyev stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 195 lbs i.e. 85 kg. He has an athletic body weight. His sexual orientation is straight.
Ilya Mikheyev Net Worth
Ilya Mikheyev earns from his professional player as an ice hockey player. He has played in MHL, VHL, KHL, and NHL. He currently plays for the NHL team Toronto Maple Leafs. He signed a contract extension with the club for $3.29 million in October 2020. He also has an endorsement deal with Campbell Soup Company, signed in 2019. He made a passing comment about how he loved soup in his debut game for the Maple Leafs. His income comes from salary, contracts, and endorsements. His salary is reported at around $1.63 million. His net worth is estimated below $1 million at present.