The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-1, 188 lb LW Radel Fazleev to an entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Fazleev, 19 (1/7/1996), was the Flyers’ sixth-round selection (168th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He recently completed his second season with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League, where he recorded 18 goals and 33 assists for 51 points in 71 games. He added four goals and 10 assists for 14 points in 17 games during the 2015 WHL playoffs, helping the Hitmen reach the Eastern Conference Final.
Over two seasons with the Hitmen, Fazleev has recorded 23 goals and 53 assists for 76 points in 109 regular season games, while contributing a total of 21 points (7g-14a) in 23 playoff games. He has played both seasons with defenseman Travis Sanheim, who was selected by the Flyers in the first round of the same draft.
A native of Kazan, Russia, Fazleev played in the Ak Bars Kazan youth program before coming to North America.
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