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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: 202 DRAFTED: NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (37th overall)
Last Game: Led all skaters with 6 blocked shots, recorded 2 hits, and posted a +1 rating in 20:34 of ice time on 11/23 vs. NSH BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Leads NYR defensemen in EVG (13), shooting percentage (10.6%), and OTG (2), is tied for 1st in GWG (5), ranks 2nd in goals (13), plus/minus rating (+41), and hits (199), is tied for 2nd in points (37), and ranks 4th in assists (24) since he made his NYR debut on 1/23/14 - Is tied for 4th in the NHL - and is tied for 1st among NHL defensemen - in plus/minus rating (+37), and is tied for 6th among NHL defensemen in EVG (12) since 2014-15 2015-16: - Is tied for 2nd in the NHL in plus/minus rating (+13) and is tied for 9th in blocked shots (48) - Is tied for 7th among NHL defensemen in EVG (3) - Leads NYR in average even strength ice time (17:58), is tied for the team lead in blocked shots, ranks 2nd in average ice time (20:56), is tied for 2nd in plus/minus rating, and is tied for 6th in hits (37) - Is tied for 1st among NYR defensemen in goals (3)
Signed as a free agent by Herlev (Denmark), November 14, 2012. Traded to NY Rangers by Nashville for Michael Del Zotto, January 22, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016