Ivan Provorov

Hockey Player

Ivan Provorov was born in Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia on January 13th, 1997 and is the Hockey Player. At the age of 27, Ivan Provorov biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 13, 1997
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Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia
27 years old
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Ice Hockey Player
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Ivan Provorov Life

Ivan Vladimirovich Provorov (born 13 January 1997) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenseman who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Early life

Provorov was born in Yaroslavl, Russia, on January 13, 1997, the oldest of three children born to Venera and Vladimir Provorov. He learned to ice skate at the age of five, and Nikita Pavlychev, a future Penn State skater, said Provorov "was obviously never standing out among the other kids even when we were growing up." Provorov made the decision to move to North America after spending time with the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv youth hockey team, with the eventual goal of joining the National Hockey League (NHL).

Provorov retired from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 2011, aged 13, to play for the junior Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. He lived with a billet family and learned English by attending private school and watching English-language films and television shows, including Gladiator. When Provorov first arrived in the United States, Knights assistant coach Alex Vasko, who recruited Provorov, served as the player's translator. Provorov played 61 points in 27 games during his first season with the Knights, and was part of the Tier I14U national championship team that also included Pavlychev and Daniel Sprong. He was recalled to the Knights' midget hockey team in 1951, where he scored 97 points in 51 games.

Personal life

"Drake the Pup Star," Provorov's pet Golden Retriever, has a dedicated social media fanbase on Instagram and TikTok, with more than 1 million followers.


Ivan Provorov Career

Playing career

In the first round, fifth overall of the 2013 USHL futures draft, Provorov was drafted at the age of 16 by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the United States Hockey League (USHL). In the 2013-14 season, he appeared in 56 games for the RoughRiders, scoring six goals and 13 assists. Provorov was selected in two separate amateur drafts following his rookie season with the RoughRiders. In the 2014 CHL Import Draft, the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League (WHL) – a division of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), while Yaroslavl Lokomotiv selected him 120th overall in the 2014 KHL Junior Draft. Provorov had intended to spend two years with Cedar Rapids before playing college hockey for Penn State or Michigan, but after a meeting with general manager and coach Kelly McCrimmon, the Wheat Kings decided against the Wheat Kings.

Provorov was invited to the CHL Top Prospects Game in January 2015, where he competed for Team Orr alongside future Philadelphia Flyer Travis Konecny. During the 2014-2015 season, he ranked first among WHL rookies in scoring, with 15 goals and 61 points in 60 games, and was a finalist for the CHL Top Draft Prospect Award. Provorov was reassigned to the Wheat Kings in 2015-2016, but they didn't win a single game in the 2016 Memorial Cup. He played in 62 games from 2005 to 2016, winning both the WHL Defenceman of the Year and CHL Defenceman of the Year.

The NHL Central Scouting Bureau ranked Provorov seventh in all draft prospects going into 2015. He was the second-highest rated defenseman after Noah Hanifin. Provorov was drafted seventh overall in the draft and then agreed to an entry-level deal shortly after.

Provorov was drafted to the Flyers' 2016-2017 roster on October 10, 2016, where he was paired with veteran defenceman Mark Streit after a strong showing at training camp. He made his NHL debut on October 14, 2016, scoring his first point against the Los Angeles Kings in the season opener. In the second period of a 4–2 loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 23, he scored his first NHL goal the next month. In 82 games with the Flyers, Provorov scored (30 goals and 24 assists) in his rookie season. Provorov was given the Barry Ashbee Trophy in April 2017, which was given to the Flyers' best defenceman. He was the third rookie to win the award, following Norm Barnes in 1980 and Shayne Gostisbehere in 2016, and the youngest winner in Flyers history.

Provorov began his 2018-19 season as a result of Andrew MacDonald's return to active service as a result of a lower body injury, Provorov was partnered with Robert Hägg and Shayne Gostisbehere. He improved on his scoring from last year by scoring 41 points (17 goals) in 82 games. The Flyers made their Stanley Cup playoff appearance in 1995, when they were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. Provorov revealed after the playoff series that he had suffered with a fractured shoulder before Game 6, and that he had been given painkillers so he could participate in the game. The injury did not require surgery, but it did take eight weeks to recover.

Provorov had a rough start to the 2018-19 season, prompting rumors that he hadn't fully recovered from his shoulder injury. Travis Sanheim replaced Gostisbehere as Provorov's companion in December, a move that seemed to improve his results. He had his best time on ice of any Flyer this season, averaging over 25 minutes per game and playing in a total of 2,059 minutes. In the 2018-19 season, the Flyers' defense suffered both offensively and defensively: the team allowed 280 goals against them as a whole, while no single defenseman scored 10 or more goals. Provorov and Gostisbehere, the former captain of the 82-game season, received the majority of the blame.

The Flyers re-signed Provorov to a six-year, $40.5 million contract extension on September 12, 2019. Matt Niskanen and him are the top defensive pair in the 2019-20 season. Provorov had scored 13 goals and 36 points in all 69 regular-season games when the NHL season was suspended on March 12th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He continued to exercise during the break, skating at a private rink in Wilkes-Barre. Provorov was one of 31 Flyers selected for the bubble in Toronto when the NHL returned to the playoffs for the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. He scored the winning goal in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, triggering a Game 7 against the New York Islanders. In 2020, Provorov was nominated for the Barry Ashbee Trophy for the second time.

The Flyers announced on January 12th that Provorov would be the alternate captain for all home games during the 2020-21 season. Niskanen's sudden offseason departure left Provorov without a defensive partner, and coach Alain Vigneault changed the defensive pairings throughout the season in the hopes of finding a good top line. Provorov smashed Claude Giroux's 328-game iron man streak when the former stalled a game due to COVID-19 protocols on February 18-2021. Provorov's now-ongoing streak is now the second longest in Flyers history, behind Rod Brind'Amour's 484 straight starts from 1993-1999. Provorov set a new NHL record of 331 consecutive games played by a defenseman from the start of a career for the same team last week, beating former Ranger Dan Girardi's record of 330. Provorov was honoured with the Barry Ashbee Trophy for the third time in five seasons at the end of the 2020–21 season. In all 55 games of the pandemic-shortened year, he led the Flyers' defencemen with 26 points.

Provorov was placed in enhanced COVID-19 technology from the start of his career on January 4, 2022, causing him to miss the Anaheim Ducks' game and ending his iron man streak short of Brind'Amour's record. Provorov was dismissive of the Philadelphia media when asked about his results during a disappointing season in 2021–22.


Vancouver Canucks reveal plans to hold a DRAG SHOW before their annual 'Pride Night' game

www.dailymail.co.uk, March 30, 2023
The Vancouver Canucks' annual Pride Night on Friday will feature a drag show before the game, according to the team's news on Thursday. According to the team, the 'Pride Party on the Plaza' would include 'Vancouver-based musicians Mx.Bukuru, Carrie Oki Doki, Xanax, and Jerrilynn Spears, while the team will sport Pride themed warmup jerseys created by a local artist.' In a press release, Michael Doyle, president of Canucks Sports & Entertainment, said, 'The opportunity to commemorate the 2SLGBTQIA+ community is very important to our whole organization.'

On Pride Night, the New York Rangers' LGBT-themed warm-up jerseys were discarded

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 28, 2023
In 'Pride Night' at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers have failed to explain why they did not keep their promise of wearing LGBTQ-themed jerseys before taking the ice. The Rangers chose not to skate out in identical clothing this year after producing rainbow-themed warm-up jerseys for the past few years, and never did not use rainbow colored tape as in previous years. This is amid of the team's promises that they would do so, and comes as a result of the Philadelphia Flyers' ice of a skater who was the only one to not wear a rainbow jersey on their pride night.

Ivan Provorov 'did nothing wrong' because of Pride's defiance of the Pride jersey, according to Flyers' coach John Tortorella

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 20, 2023
Provorov postponed his pre-game skate on Tuesday over his refusal to wear a Pride-themed warmup jacket, blaming his Russian Orthodox faith for the decision. Provorov's decision was quickly dismissed by the hockey community, but Tortorella defended the Russian, saying he "was true to himself and to his faith." Despite people's skepticism, the coach defended his player on Thursday, insisting that he did not do anything wrong.