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Dmitri Tertyshny
Position Defence
Shot Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Traktor Chelyabinsk
Nationality Flag of Russia Russian
Born December 26, 1976(1976-12-26),
Chelyabinsk, URS
Died July 23 1999 (aged 22),
Okanagan Lake, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 132nd overall, 1995
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1994 – 1999

Dmitri Valerievich Tertyshny (Дмитрий Валерьевич Тертышный) (December 26, 1976 - July 23, 1999) was a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman.

Playing career Edit

After spending a year with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the CIS/Russian League, Tertyshny was selected in the sixth round with the Flyers' #132 overall draft pick in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He spent three more seasons with Chelyabinsk before joining the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1998–99 season. == Tragic accident == On July 23, 1999, during the offseason after his rookie NHL campaign, Tertyshny was on a boating trip to Okanagan Lake in British Columbia with two players from the Flyers' minor-league affiliate Philadelphia Phantoms, Francis Belanger and Mikhail Chernov, when a freak accident caused him to suffer fatal injuries. The boat hit a wave and caused him to fall forward overboard. The boat ran over him and its propeller slashed his neck and his jugular vein. ==External links==

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