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Leonid “Leo” Komarov

Born:January 23, 1987Draft:2006 Maple Leafs, 180th Overall
Hometown:Narva, EstoniaPosition:Wing/Centre
Known For:LeoShoots:Left
National Team:Finland/RussiaCurrent 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.

Leo Komarov New York Islanders
Leo Komarov, New York Islanders (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Leo Komarov Statistics

Deeper Dive


  • 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