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Flyers sign Roman Lyubimov to entry level contract

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers

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

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ROMAN LYUBIMOV (C/LW)
PREVIOUS TEAM: CSKA MOSCOW (KHL)
DRAFTED: Undrafted
AGE: 24 (1–6-92)
BORN: Tver, Russia
VITALS: 6’2”, 207 pounds
SHOOTS: Right
  • 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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