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Kent Paynter

Kent Paynter

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 27, 1965
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Summerside, PE, Canada
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: CHI / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (159th overall)
Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 21, 1989. Traded to Winnipeg by Washington with Tyler Larter and Bob Joyce for Craig Duncanson, Brent Hughes, and Simon Wheeldon, May 21, 1991. Claimed by Ottawa from Winnipeg in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday