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Leafs Sign Kukumberg

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs

(August 12, 2005) -- John Ferguson, general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that the club has signed forward Roman Kukumberg to an entry level contract. In keeping with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Kukumberg, 25, played 55 games for Nizhnekamsk of the Russian Hockey League last season collecting 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) with 40 penalty minutes. He finished fifth on the team in goals and fifth in points. He played three playoff games collecting four penalty minutes.

Kukumberg represented Slovakia at the 2004 World Championships playing all nine games. In the 2003-04, he led Trencin of the Slovak Republic Extraleague to the playoff championship. He finished first on the team during the postseason in assists (8-tie) and second in points (12).

The native of Bratislava, Slovakia was Toronto's second choice, 113th overall in the 2004 Entry Draft.


ROMAN KUKUMBERG
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYOFFS
SEASON
CLUB
LEAGUE
 
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
2001-02 TRENCIN SVK
46
12
9
21
20
4
0
0
0
2
2002-03 TRENCIN SVK
53
18
18
36
60
12
6
5
11
12
2003-04 TRENCIN SVK
51
16
20
36
93
11
4
8
12
14
  SLOVAKIA WC-A
9
0
0
0
2
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--
--
--
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2004-05 NIZHNEKAMSK RUS
55
10
11
21
40
3
0
0
0
4
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