After one season with Flyers, Roman Lyubimov is going back to the KHL


Roman Lyubimov‘s stay in North America didn’t last very long.

After one season with the Philadelphia Flyers, Lyubimov has decided to return to the KHL, as he signed a three-year contract with CSKA Moscow.

GM Ron Hextall extended a qualifying offer to Lyubimov earlier this off-season, but it obviously wasn’t enough to get him to return to the NHL.

The 25-year-old forward had just four goals and two assists in in 47 games with Philadelphia in 2016-17.

He served as a healthy scratch in 20 of his team’s final 22 games. In the two games he played down the stretch, the Russian forward had just 5:20 and 11:15 of ice time.

Prior to joining the Flyers as a free agent, he had spent the previous six years with CSKA, so he’s returning to a familiar place.

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