The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed free agent forward Roman Lyubimov to an entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Below are some news & notes on Lyubimov:ROMAN LYUBIMOV (C/LW)PREVIOUS TEAM:
CSKA MOSCOW (KHL)DRAFTED:
6’2”, 207 poundsSHOOTS:
- Has spent the last six seasons in the KHL with CSKA Moscow and recorded new career highs this past season with 14 points (7g-7a) in 52 games.
- He posted eight points (4g-4a) in 15 playoff games to help lead Moscow to the KHL’s Gagarin Cup Finals where they lost in seven games to Metallurg.
- He was on Russia’s World Championship team this past May where he recorded four goals and eight points in just 10 games during the tournament to help led Russia to a bronze medal.
- In parts of six seasons in the KHL, he has recorded 34 points (15g-19a) in 185 regular season games and 14 points (8g-6a) in 39 postseason games.
- In 138 games playing junior hockey in Russia, Lyubimov recorded 52 goals and 110 points.
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