Klymentiev in 2010
April 5, 1975 |
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)|
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Ak Bars Kazan
HC MVD Moscow Oblast
|NHL Draft||121st overall, 1994
Klymentiev was named best defenceman at the C Pool of the 1993 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships held in Odense, Denmark. He 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 and as of that time works as an assistant coach of Sokil Kyiv.
- "Климентьев завершил карьеру" (in Russian). 9 April 2013. Archived from the original on 10 May 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- "Сокол: Лубнин — главный тренер, Климентьев — ассистент" [Sokil: Lubnin - head coach, Klymentiev - assistant] (in Russian). 22 October 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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