Serhiy Klymentiev

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Serhiy Klymentiev
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Klymentiev in 2010
Born (1975-04-05) April 5, 1975 (age 39)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
BLR team
Former teams
Sokil Kyiv
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Avangard Omsk
Ak Bars Kazan
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
HC MVD Moscow Oblast
National team  Ukraine
NHL Draft 121st overall, 1994
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1994–2013

Serhiy Volodomyrovych Klymentiev (Ukrainian: Сергій Володимирович Климентьєв; born April 5, 1975) is retired Ukrainian ice hockey defenceman.

Klymentiev played junior hockey for the Medicine Hat Tigers in the WHL during the 1993–1994 and 1994–1995 seasons. He was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres 121st overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft and spent 3 seasons with their American Hockey League affiliate the Rochester Americans. In 1998 he signed with the Philadelphia Flyers and was once more sent to the AHL, suiting up for the Philadelphia Phantoms. He was traded to the Nashville Predators for cash in the same season, playing for the Milwaukee Admirals their International Hockey League affiliate. He returned to Russia in 1999 having never played in the National Hockey League. He only ever returned to North America once, where he played seven games for the IHL's Houston Aeros. He retired in 2013.[1]

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