Mikhail Maltsev was selected in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He has netted six goals and three assists in 33 NHL games with the Devils.
He also spent the 2019-20 campaign with the Binghampton Devils. He has notched 22 points (12 goals and 10 assists) in 50 AHL contests.
Maltsev came to Colorado after being acquired in a trade with the Devils for defenseman Ryan Graves on July 15, 2021.
The St. Petersburg, Russia, native has also spent time in the KHL with St. Petersburg SKA and represented Russia at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, serving as an alternate captain.