FC Rank 45All Rankings
Place of BirthYaroslavl, RUS
Nikolayev, selected in the third round (No. 88) by the Calgary Flames in 2019, is a high-IQ center that plays a strong 200-foot game. He has handled expectations very well on a strong Tri-City team that currently sits atop the USHL and has fellow Russian and Flames prospect in net with Arseni Sergeyev. He is an adequate skater that prefers to slow the game down when he has the puck. He is very res...
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Ilya Nikolaev's Reports
|Jan 27/22||Ilya Nikolaev||23302 – Tri-City vs. Des Moines||USHL||by Josh Thomas||View Summary|
|Aug 1/19||Ilya Nikolaev||D3029 – 2019 NHL Draft Guide||by FCHockey Staff||View Summary|
|Sep 23/18||Ilya Nikolaev||19771 – Nizhny Novgorod vs. Yaroslavl||MHL||by FCHockey Staff||View Summary|
|Aug 11/18||Ilya Nikolaev||19680 – Hlinka Gretzky Review||HLINKA||by Donesh Mazloum||View Summary|
|Oct 15/11||Ilya Nikolaev||10056 – Blainville-Boisbriand vs. Cape Breton||QMJHL||by FCHockey Staff||View Summary|