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Roman Lyashenko
Born (1979-05-01)May 1, 1979
Murmansk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died July 7, 2003(2003-07-07) (aged 24)
Antalya, Turkey
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Played for Dallas Stars
New York Rangers
National team Flag of Russia.svg Russia
NHL Draft 52nd overall, 1997
Dallas Stars
Playing career 1995–2003

Roman Yurievich Lyashenko (May 1, 1979 – July 7, 2003) was a Russian professional ice hockey centre. Lyashenko played two seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played with the Dallas Stars and New York Rangers.

Before he played in the NHL, he played 3 seasons in the RSL with Yaroslavl Torpedo. He was drafted with the 52nd overall pick by the Dallas Stars in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He has also played 15 games in the IHL with the Michigan K-Wings and Utah Grizzlies, as well as playing 2 seasons in the AHL with the Utah Grizzlies and Hartford Wolf Pack.


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