Rinat Valiev#17 • D
- Status: In the minors
- Height: 6'3
- Weight: 215 lbs.
- Shoots: L
- Experience: 2 years
- Birthdate: May 11, 1995 (23 years)
- Birthplace: Nizhnekamsk, RUS
- Drafted: Drafted by Toronto in 2014 (3/68).
- Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Montreal in 2018.
|Owns excellent size (6-3, 215 pounds) for the National Hockey League game, plus the ability to use it to shutdown opponents as well as play a physical game. Has some offensive ability. Needs to continue to refine his all-round talent in order to maximize output at the highest level. Could stand to shoot the puck more often, since he boasts a quality point shot.|
|Long Range Potential:|
|Big defenseman with a little upside.|
|WHL||East Second All-Star Team||2014-15|