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Born April 11, 1978 (1978-04-11) (age 31),
Bloomington, MN, U.S.
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Right
KHL team
F. teams
HC Dinamo Minsk
Washington Capitals
Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 27th overall, 1997
Boston Bruins
Career 1999 – present

Ben Clymer (born April 11, 1978 in Bloomington, Minnesota) is an ice hockey winger currently with HC Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Playing career

Clymer was drafted 27th overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins.He attended and played hockey for Bloomington Jefferson High School and the University of Minnesota.

Clymer made his NHL debut with the Tampa Bay Lightning and was part of the 2004 Stanley Cup Championship team. During the NHL lockout, Clymer played with Swiss team EHC Biel in the second Swiss division.

Clymer returned to the NHL, signing with the Washington Capitals on August 8, 2005. The following year he was re-signed to a two-year contract, however due to a dip in form spent the final year of his contract in the AHL with the Hershey Bears.[1]

For the 2008–09 season Clymer signed with the Belorussian entry into the KHL, HC Dinamo Minsk.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Rochester Mustangs USHL 10 2 8 10 20
1996–97 U. of Minnesota WCHA 29 7 13 20 64
1997–98 U. of Minnesota WCHA 1 0 0 0 2
1998–99 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 70 12 44 56 93 11 1 5 6 12
1999–00 Detroit Vipers IHL 19 1 9 10 30
1999–00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 60 2 6 8 87
2000–01 Detroit Vipers IHL 53 5 8 13 88
2000–01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 23 5 1 6 21
2001–02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 81 14 20 34 36
2002–03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 65 6 12 18 57 11 0 2 2 6
2003–04 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 66 2 8 10 50 5 0 0 0 0
2004–05 EHC Biel NLB 19 12 13 25 30
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 77 16 17 33 72
2006–07 Washington Capitals NHL 66 7 13 20 44
2007–08 Hershey Bears AHL 50 11 16 27 83
2008–09 Dinamo Minsk KHL 49 3 14 17 85
NHL totals 438 52 77 129 367 16 0 2 2 6
KHL totals 49 3 14 17 85

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