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Alex Galchenyuk

Born:February 12, 1994Draft:2012 Canadiens, #3 Overall
Hometown:Milwaukee, WIPosition:C/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:United States/RussiaCurrent Team:Arizona Coyotes

Alexander Alexandrovich Galchenyuk (born February 12, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Montreal Canadiens, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild, Ottawa Senators, and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was traded by the Senators to the Carolina Hurricanes, although never played for them, being immediately traded to the Maple Leafs. After two years playing in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Sarnia Sting, he was drafted third overall by the Canadiens in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Being of Russian and Belarusian descent, Galchenyuk has represented the United States internationally.

Alex Galchenyuk Pittsburgh Penguins
Alex Galchenyuk, seen here with the Pittsburgh Penguins (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Deeper Dive


  • U20 World Junior Championship gold medal (2013)
  • World Championship bronze medal (2013)
  • OHL First All-Rookie Team (2011)