Alex Galchenyuk Wiki, Bio, Age, Contract, Stats, Avalanche, Salary, Wife

Alex Galchenyuk Wiki, Bio, Age, Contract, Stats, Avalanche, Salary, Wife: Alexander Alexandrovich Galchenyuk is an American ice hockey forward player, well known by his short name Alex Galchenyuk. He was born on 12 February 1994, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States and is currently 28 years old(in 2022). Most recently he played for Colorado Avalanche and  Arizona Coyotes in the national hockey league(NHL). He has previously played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Montreal Canadiens.

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Alex Galchenyuk has been in news recently because Alex Galchenyuk has been dismissed by the Colorado Avalanche from his professional tryout(PTO) just after joining them less than ten days ago. 

Alex Galchenyuk Stats and Career

Minor and Junior Career

In the U16 Chicago Young Americans Alex played his final minor hockey and established himself as a star player with 44 goals and 43 assists in his final season. Alex Galchenyuk’s coach Bruno Bragagnolo compared having another talent like him play for his team to the odds of winning the lottery. As a result of his performance, Sarnia Sting drafted him number one in the 2010 OHL Priority Selection Draft.

Atlant Moscow Oblast also chose Galchenyuk with the number 25 overall pick in the 2011 KHL Junior Draft, on which Alex Galchenyuk’s father, Alexander expressed his anger against Dinamo Minsk of the KHL not selecting him in the first round.

Alex Galchenyuk performed exceptionally in that season with 31 goals and 52 assists for 83 total points and gets selected for OHL 1st All-Rookie team alongside teammate Nail Yakupov. Although after that he missed six playoff games and two regular-season games due to a knee injury. In 2012 the Montreal Canadiens picked him third in the NHL Entry Draft.

Galchenyuk and the Canadiens agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract on July 23, 2012. While the NHL was locked out in 2012–2013, he played for Sarnia in the OHL, where he captained the team in his final season and dominated by scoring 27 goals and 34 assists in 33 games.

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Alex Galchenyuk NHL Career

Montreal Canadiens: Alex debuted for Montreal Canadiens in the 2012-13 season and played for them till the 2017-18 campaign. Alex scored his first goal in NHL on January 22, 2013, against Scott Clemmensen of the Florida Panthers. He was one of the successful players who played for the Montreal Canadiens.

Here are some of his stats while he played for Montreal Canadiens:

Season 2012-13:  48 games with 9 goals, 18 assists for 27 points: He finished sixth among rookie point scorers, contributing to the Canadiens’ comeback to the second-best record in the Eastern Conference.

Season 2013-14: 13 goals and 31 points in 65 games: Due to a hand injury he missed 6 weeks of the season .

Season 2014-15: In the season 2014-15, Alex, against the Carolina Hurricanes, Galchenyuk recorded his first hat-trick of the season also Galchenyuk scored 20 goals in 80 games, which was his first 20-goal season.

Season 2015-16: Scored second-most goals(behind Pacioretty) in that season for Montreal Canadiens with 30 goals in the season and also signed a contract extension with the Canadiens for two years at $5.6 million.

Season 2017-18: Galchenyuk scored 51 points in his sixth season with the Canadiens in the following year.

Arizona Coyotes: Galchenyuk was sent by the Montreal Canadiens to the Arizona Coyotes on June 15, 2018, for Max Domi. Galchenyuk participated in 72 games during his debut season with the Coyotes, scoring 19 goals and dishing out 22 assists.

Pittsburgh Penguins: Galchenyuk and Pierre-Olivier Joseph were transferred to the Pittsburgh Penguins on June 29, 2019, in exchange for Phil Kessel, and Dane Birks. In the 2019–20 season, Alex suffered from a lower-body injury and on October 9, 2019, he was put on injured reserve. With only 5 goals and 17 points, Galchenyuk struggled to replicate his prior form in his 45 appearances with the Penguins.

Minnesota Wild: In February 2020, Alex was bought by  Minnesota Wild, in exchange for Jason Zucker.

Ottawa Senators: Galchenyuk signed a one-year contract, for $1.05 million with the Ottawa Senators on October 28, 2020, to become a free agent and join his fifth NHL team. Galchenyuk was a solid contributor for the Senators to start the pandemic-delayed 2020–21 season. On January 19, 2021, Galchenyuk entered the lineup and scored in the Senators’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets. He played in just 8 of the Senators’ first 15 games and scored nothing in his last 7 appearances.

Toronto Maple Leafs: In February 2021, he was traded to Toronto Maple Leafs, he finished the season with 12 points in 26 games with the Maple Leafs and contributed to the team’s divisional victory. Galchenyuk scored four points in six playoff games, but the Leafs ultimately lost to Galchenyuk’s former team, the Montreal Canadiens, in the opening round.

Return to Arizona: Galchenyuk, who had been traded by the Coyotes in the offseason of 2018–19, made his return to Arizona on September 21, 2021, when he was given a professional tryout contract(PTO). Galchenyuk and the Coyotes agreed to a one-year contract.

Alex Galchenyuk’s Personal Life, Parents:

Galchenyuk was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His father was a former Soviet and Belarusian hockey player, and his mother was from Belarus. Alex also has an elder sister, Anna. At the time of Galchenyuk’s birth, his father played hockey with the Milwaukee Admirals of the International Hockey League. After his father’s hockey career in Germany, Italy, and Russia, the family moved to Europe when Galchenyuk was four years old. When they finally settled, the younger Galchenyuk started his hockey career in Russia. When he was 15, he moved back to North America, first to Chicago, Illinois, and then to Sarnia, Ontario.

Galchenyuk is the chairman of the Galchenyuk Agency and Galchenyuk Business Enterprises. Alex is also a philanthropist who was awarded the Quebec government’s Medal of Honor of the National Assembly in 2015 for his work.

Alex Galchenyuk’s Wife, and Girlfriend:

Alex was rumoured to be dating Genie Bouchard(a Canadian tennis player) in the year 2013.

Alex was in a relationship with Chanel Leszczynski, in the year 2016. In the same year, Chanel Leszczynski was taken into custody on charges of assault. Galchenyuk declined to seek charges, but Montreal police nonetheless interrogated him and teammate Devante Smith-Pelly.

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Alex Galchenyuk’s Networth:

As per reports Alex Galchenyuk’s net worth is around $4 million in the year 2021. His main source of income comes from his endorsement and from playing in NHL.

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Alex Galchenyuk Information Table

Real Name Alexander Alexandrovich Galchenyuk
Nickname Alex Galchenyuk
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Forward
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 185cm cm

in meters– 1.85 m

in feet inches– 6’ 1”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 87kg

in pounds– 191 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) N/A
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown
Date of Birth 12 February 1994
Age (as in 2018) 28 Years
Birth Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquaris
Nationality American
Hometown Milwaukee, Wisconsin
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduation
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Philanthropy
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Single
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Alexander Galchenyuk

Mother: Not Known

Anna Galchenyuk: Sister
Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A
Net Worth $4 million


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Some Lesser Known Facts about Alex Galchenyuk

  • He was the Canadiens’ youngest player to play a complete season since 1984.
  • Alex can speak three languages: Russia, English and Italian
  • Galchenyuk, who is of Belarusian origin but was born in the United States, has represented his country abroad and spent the majority of his youth in Russia.
  • He won the Medal of Honor of the National Assembly by the Quebec Government for his philanthropist

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