Rinat Valiev

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Rinat Valiev
Born (1995-05-11) May 11, 1995 (age 20)
Nizhnekamsk, Russia
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Marlies (AHL)
NHL Draft 68th overall, 2014
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2013–present

Rinat Valiev (born May 11, 1995) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Valiev was selected in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 2012 KHL Junior Draft by Ak Bars Kazan.[1] He played the 2012–13 season with the Indiana Ice of the United States Hockey League.[2]

Valiev was selected in the 3rd round (68th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.


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