CALGARY – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman Alexander Yelesin to a two-year entry-level contract.
Yelesin, a native of Yaroslavl, Russia, completed his second season as a member of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl in the KHL in 2018-19. The 23-year-old scored four goals and added six assists for 10 points and 47 penalty minutes in 55 games this season. In Yelesin’s KHL career he has totaled eight goals and 11 assists for 19 points in 109 games. The right-shot defenseman was chosen for the 2019 KHL All-Star Game this past January and represented the Tarosov Division.
BORN: Yaroslavl, Russia DATE: February 7, 1996
HEIGHT: 6’0″ WEIGHT: 195 lbs.