Andrei Lomakin

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Andrei Lomakin
Born (1964-04-03)April 3, 1964
Voskresensk, URS
Died December 9, 2006(2006-12-09) (aged 42)
Detroit, MI, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Khimik Voskresensk
HC Dynamo Moscow
Philadelphia Flyers
Florida Panthers
HC Fribourg-Gottéron
Eisbären Berlin
Frankfurt Lions
National team  Soviet Union
NHL Draft 138th overall, 1991
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1981–1997

Andrei Vyacheslavovich Lomakin (Russian: Андрей Вячеславович Ломакин, April 3, 1964 – December 9, 2006) was a professional ice hockey player who played parts of four seasons in the NHL with the Philadelphia Flyers and Florida Panthers. He was a star in the Soviet Union prior to this, earning a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Voskresensk, he played four seasons with Khimik Voskresensk before moving to HC Dynamo Moscow. Lomakin was drafted in the 7th round, 138th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. After ten seasons in Russia, Lomakin made his NHL debut in 1991 at the age of 27. He became the first Russian player to ever play for the Flyers, playing 108 games over two seasons, from 1991–92 to 1992–93, scoring 50 points. He spent two more seasons in the NHL with the Florida Panthers, including a career-high 19 goals and 47 points in their inaugural season of 1993–94. He finished his playing career with the Frankfurt Lions of the DEL in 1996–97 at the age of 33.

Death[edit]

Lomakin died on December 9, 2006, after long illness.

International play[edit]

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary Ice hockey
International statistics
Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1984 Soviet Union WJC 1st 7 5 5 10 2
1987 Soviet Union CC 2nd 9 2 4 6 10
1988 Soviet Union Oly 1st 8 1 3 4 2
1991 Soviet Union WC 3rd 10 3 3 6 4
1991 Soviet Union CC 5th 5 0 2 2 0
Senior Int'l Totals 32 6 12 18 16

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