10 November 1989|
Rybinsk, Soviet Union
7 September 2011 (aged 21)|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)|
|IIHF World U20 Championship|
|World Under-18 Championship|
|World Junior A Challenge|
On 7 September 2011, Klyukin was killed in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash, when a Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying nearly his entire Lokomotiv team, crashed just outside Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was traveling to Minsk to play their opening game of the season, with its coaching staff and prospects. Lokomotiv officials said "'everyone from the main roster was on the plane plus four players from the youth team.'"
- Yaroslavl Lokomotiv's 2010-11 Roster
- "First pictures from the crash of Yak-42 near Yaroslavl". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.
- "The list of Lokomotiv players who died". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.
- "Pavol Demitra among 43 killed in Russian plane crash". theglobeandmail.com. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.[permanent dead link]
- Nikita Klyukin career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Nikita Klyukin career statistics at EliteProspects.com
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