CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman IIya Solovyov to a three-year entry-level contract.
Solovyov, a native of Mogilev, Belarus, spent last season with Minsk Dynamo (KHL) where he had a pair of goals and added seven assists for nine points and 36 penalty minutes in 41 games. He played the 2019-20 season with the Saginaw Spirit (OHL) where he scored seven goals and had 33 assists for 40 points in 53 games.
BORN: Mogilev, BEL DATE: July 20, 2000
HEIGHT: 6’2 WEIGHT: 210 lbs.
DRAFTED: CGY – 7th round (205th overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft