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Alexander Alexeyev
Born (1999-11-15)15 November 1999,
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Washington Capitals
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
NHL Draft 31st overall, 2018
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2019–present

Alexander Alexeyev (born 15 November 1999) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing as a prospect under contract with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] He was drafted 31st overall by the Capitals in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[]

Alexeyev was drafted in the first round, third overall, by the Metallurg Novokuznetsk in the 2016 Kontinental Hockey League draft. He was later selected by the Red Deer Rebels in the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft and chose to move to North America to play hockey.[2] After playing two years in the Western Hockey League, Alexeyev was drafted 31st overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.[3] On 24 September 2018, Alexeyev signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Capitals.[4]

In his first full professional season in 2019–20, Alexeyev was assigned by the Capitals to AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears. Making developmental strides he completed his rookie season with 3 goals and 21 points in 58 games with the Hershey Bears. Alexeyev ranked third among Hershey defensemen and 12th among all AHL rookie defensemen in points. Alexeyev led Hershey defensemen in games played and ranked third in plus/minus with +8.

With the following 2020–21 season set to be delayed due to the ongoing pandemic, Alexeyev remained in Russia and was loaned by the Capitals to KHL club, Salavat Yulaev Ufa, on 4 September 2020.[5]

Career statistics[]

Regular Season and playoffs[]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 SKA-Serebryanye Lvy MHL 20 1 1 2 8
2016–17 Red Deer Rebels WHL 41 4 17 21 24
2017–18 Red Deer Rebels WHL 45 7 30 37 29 3 2 3 5 2
2018–19 Red Deer Rebels WHL 49 10 33 43 34
2019–20 Hershey Bears AHL 58 3 18 21 16
2020–21 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 55 8 8 16 10 9 0 1 1 4
2020–21 Hershey Bears AHL 12 2 7 9 4
KHL totals 55 8 8 16 10 9 0 1 1 4
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Russia.png Russia
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2019 Canada

International[]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 Russia U17 Silver medal icon.svg 6 0 4 4 2
2016 Russia U18 6th 5 0 2 2 4
2016 Russia IH18 Bronze medal icon.svg 5 0 0 0 2
2019 Russia WJC Bronze medal icon.svg 7 2 4 6 10
Junior totals 23 2 10 12 18

References[]

External links[]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lucas Johansen
Washington Capitals first round draft pick
2018
Succeeded by
Connor McMichael


{{Wikipedia|Alexander Alexeyev (ice hockey)}

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