|Born:||January 23, 1987||Draft:||2006 Maple Leafs, 180th Overall|
|National Team:||Finland/Russia||Current Team:||Islanders|
Leonid Aleksandrovich Komarov (born 23 January 1987) is a Finnish–Russian professional ice hockey centre for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). A natural centre early in his career, Komarov has made the transition to being able to play all three forward positions.
Raised in Finland, Komarov is the first Estonian-born player in the NHL. Komarov was a member of the gold medal-winning Finnish national team in the 2011 IIHF World Championship.
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- 2005-06 SM-liiga Silver Medal
- 2005-06 U20 WJC Bronze Medal
- 2010-11 KHL All-Star Game
- 2010-11 World Championship Gold Medal
- 2011-12 KHL Gagarin Cup Champion
- 2011-12 KHL Playoffs Most Penalized Player (49 min)
- 2012-13 KHL Gagarin Cup Champion
- 2013-14 KHL All-Star Game
- 2013-14 Olympic Bronze Medal
- 2013-14 World Championship Silver Medal
- 2015-16 NHL All-Star Game
- 2015-16 World Championship Silver Medal
Born and raised in Michigan, Kyle Knopp started playing hockey when he was 3 years old. Knopp has played, coached, or worked at every level of ice hockey — including three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League and two seasons with the Detroit Red Wings where he was part of the Stanley Cup Championship team in 2008. He covers the Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings for The Hockey Writers and is the editor of THW’s Morning Skate newsletter. You can follow him on Twitter @THW_Knopp.