May 10, 2019 6:21 pm
Updated: May 10, 2019 6:30 pm

Calgary Flames sign defenceman Yelesin

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CALGARY – The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Alexander Yelesin to a two-year entry-level contract.

The 23-year-old native of Yaroslavl, Russia, had four goals and six assists in 55 games for his hometown club Lokomotiv in the 2018-19 Kontinental Hockey League season.

Yelesin has eight goals and 11 assists over 109 career KHL games.

The right-shot defenceman was named to the 2019 KHL all-star game in January.

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