|Intro||Professional ice hockey player|
|A.K.A.||Mikhail Mikhaylovich Varnakov|
|Is||Athlete Ice hockey player|
|Birth||1 March 1985, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia|
Mikhail Varnakov (born March 1, 1985) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Varnakov previously played four seasons with Ak Bars Kazan in the KHL before leaving as a free agent to sign a one-year deal with HC Dynamo Moscow on May 12, 2017. After five seasons away from original club, Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, Varnakov returned as a free agent on May 31, 2018. Varnakov was soon appointed as team captain for Torpedo prior to the 2018–19 season.