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Kalinichenko signs KHL contract

KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Americans General Manager Bob Tory announced today that defenseman Roman Kalinichenko has signed a professional contract with CSKA Moscow in the KHL.

“We are really excited for Roman as he moves on to pro hockey,” state Tory. “We would like to thank him for the two years he spent with our hockey club and wish him all the best moving forward in his hockey endeavors.”

Tri-City selected Kalinichenko in the first-round (36th overall) of the 2017 CHL Import Draft. The Moscow, Russia native played 111 games with the Americans totaling 19 points (3 goals, 16 assists).

The 2019 CHL Import Draft will take place tomorrow, June 27th, at 8:00 AM (PDT). Tri-City will have two selections in the draft, the 31st and 91st overall picks.

CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW THE 2019 CHL IMPORT DRAFT ORDER AND RESULTS

 

Past Import Selections

 
YEAR PLAYER PICK #
2018 Krystof Hrabik 41
2017 Roman Kalinichenko 36
2017 Sergei Sapego 96
2016 No Selection  
2015 Juuso Valimaki 14
2014 Semyon Krasheninnikov 18
2014 Vladislav Lukin 78
2013 Jakub Illes 43
2011 Michel Plutnar 48
2011 Malte Strömwall 66
2010 Nikita Nesterov 16
2010 Nikita Kardashev 55
2009 Alex Pechurskiy 55
2009 Sergei Drozd 67
2008 Bogdan Kiselevich 60

 

 

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