Nikolai Kovalenko

Colorado Avalanche logo
Age 24 Oct 17, 1999
Right Wing shoots left
5'10" 178 cm
192 lbs 87 kg
ELC Signing Age 23
Waivers Signing Age 24
UFA Year 2027
Agent Paul Theofanous
Draft Year 2018
Drafted Overall 171
Draft Round 6
Draft Team Colorado Avalanche logo

Transaction History
Jan 26, 2024 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko (undisclosed) played 19:01 of ice time against Avtomobilist of the KHL on Friday.
Dec 28, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko (undisclosed) was a scratch from Tuesday's game in the KHL and will miss "at least two weeks," according to head coach Igor Larionov, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports. He's been placed on injured reserve.
Nov 9, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko (wrist) returned to action for Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL on Wednesday, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Oct 28, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko (wrist) is expected to return to action for Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL on Nov. 2, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Oct 16, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko sustained a wrist injury and has missed seven games for Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Sep 4, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko scored an even-strength goal and recorded a power-play assist in the season opener for Torpedo of the KHL, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jul 25, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Nikolai Kovalenko | Kovalenko signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Colorado on Tuesday.
Regular Season Stats

Nikolai Kovalenko
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2014-2015 Lokomotiv-2004 Yaroslavl U16 Russia U16 32 15 24 39 16
2014-2015 Lokomotiv-2004 Yaroslavl U16 Russia U16 Finals 6 3 5 8 2
2014-2015 Russia U16 (all) International-Jr 3 0 5 5 0
2015-2016 Loko-76 Yaroslavl MHL B 17 6 12 18 8
2015-2016 Lokomotiv-2004 Yaroslavl U17 Russia U17 15 9 17 26 12
2015-2016 Russia U17 WHC-17 6 0 0 0 2
2015-2016 Russia U18 |WJAC-19| WJAC-19 4 1 0 1 4
2015-2016 Loko Yaroslavl MHL 4 4 1 5 0
2015-2016 Lokomotiv-2004 Yaroslavl U17 Russia U17 Finals 6 3 0 3 31
2016-2017 Loko Yaroslavl JCWC 5 1 2 3 0 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Loko Yaroslavl MHL 35 3 11 14 35 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Loko-76 Yaroslavl NMHL 2 5 3 8 0 Playoffs 9 1 5 6 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Loko Yaroslavl MHL 33 10 21 31 34 Playoffs 13 1 11 12 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Loko-76 Yaroslavl NMHL 2 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 2 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 33 5 1 6 14 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2018-2019 Loko Yaroslavl MHL 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 11 3 6 9 0
2018-2019 Loko Yaroslavl JCWC 5 3 5 8 12 Playoffs 11 3 6 9 0
2018-2019 Russia U20 (all) International-Jr 11 1 7 8 20
2018-2019 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 1 2 3 12
2019-2020 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 54 10 12 22 26 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Loko Yaroslavl JCWC 4 0 4 4 2
2019-2020 Russia II (all) International 1 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 41 6 5 11 12 Playoffs 9 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Russia EHT 3 1 2 3 2
2020-2021 Russia (all) International 3 1 2 3 2
2021-2022 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 29 6 8 14 12 Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0
2022-2023 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 56 21 33 54 36 Playoffs 10 3 4 7 0
2023-2024 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 42 11 24 35 30
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Active Contract

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 25, 2023
Agent Paul Theofanous
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,792,500 1.07% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $896,250 $896,250
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $57,500
Base Salary $832,500 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $867,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out
Year 1 includes European Assignment Clause

Contract History