Flyers claim Afanasenkov from Tampa Bay

Updated: December 30, 2006, 6:53 PM ET
Associated Press

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Tampa Bay Lightning

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2007 SEASON STATISTICS
GM G A PTS +/- PIM
33 3 3 6 -6 8

PHILADELPHIA -- The Flyers claimed winger Dmitry Afanasenkov off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.

Afanasenkov had spent his entire career in Tampa after being drafted by the Lightning in 1998. He was part of the 2004 team that won the Stanley Cup.

The 26-year-old Russian appeared in 33 games this season, scoring three goals and six points while registering a minus-6 rating.

Philadelphia is currently the league's worst team, with nine wins and 22 points heading into play on Saturday.


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