Ildar Mukhometov was born on September 21, 1972 and currently plays for Barys Astana of the kontinental Hockey League. The Russian goaltender started his playing career in 1999 with the Hannover Scorpions before playing for the Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik in the 2000-2001 seasons. The next season fans saw the Russian hockey player with CSKA Moscow. He returned to Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik and stayed with the team from 2003 to 2005.He then played for Cherepovets Severstal of the Russian league for the 2005-2006 seasons before moving to Brays Astana in the 2009-2010 seasons.
Mukhometov played in 56 games during his first year with the Hanover Scorpions and has only played in one game with Barys Astana for the 2009-2010 seasons. Mukhometov played in 30 games in the 2000-2001 season and 28 games in the 2003-2004 season. He currently has not scored any goals or any assists during the regular season. He has played in a total of 3 playoff games, once in the 2003-2004 season with the Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik and twice with the Cherepovets Severstal in the 2006-2007 season.