Kevin Klein

Kevin Klein  #8

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: December 13, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kitchener, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (37th overall)
Last Game: Did not dress on Mar. 26 at OTT due to injury 2014-15 - Has established career-highs in goals (nine), points (26), and GWG (four) - Was the only NHL player who ranked among the top five defensemen in ESG, GWG, and plus/minus rating at the time of his injury - Was tied for sixth in the NHL in plus/minus rating (plus-24) at the time of his injury - Was tied for first among NHL defensemen in plus/minus rating, tied for second in GWG, tied for fourth in ESG (nine), and tied for 11th in ESP (26) at the time of his injury - Was tied for first on the Rangers in plus/minus rating, ranked second in blocked shots (113), tied for second in GWG, and ranked fourth in hits (126) at the time of his injury - Led team defensemen in goals, points, plus/minus rating and GWG, and tied for first in assists (17) at the time of his injury - Tied for third among NHL defensemen in even strength assists (13) and tied for sixth in even strength points (15) from Dec. 31 to Mar. 10
Quote of the Day

It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.

— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. on Friday