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Jakub Kindl  #4

Detroit Red Wings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: February 10, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Sumperk, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: DET / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (19th overall)
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 9 CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 4-year contract...2009 AHL All-Star...2007 OHL Second All-Star Team...Represented the Czech Republic in the 2006 and 2007 WJC and 2014 WC...Served as a Black Ace during the Red Wings 2008 Stanley Cup championship. 2014-15: Set a career best with 2 goals (scored in 45 seconds) on 2/21 at DAL...Scored in back-to-back games for the first time in his NHL career, 11/5-11/7...Matched a career best with 2 points (1-1-2) on 11/5 at NYR, 11/26 vs. PHI (0-2-2), 12/23 vs. BUF (0-2-2) and 3/24 vs. ARI (1-1-2) OTHER: Has a brother, Denis, who plays professionally in the Czech Republic...Recorded 127 points (26-101-127) in 176 games with the OHL s Kitchener Rangers from 2004-07...Made his professional debut with HC Pardubice at the age of 16.
OHL Second All-Star Team (2007) Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 23, 2012.
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We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5