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Jakub Kindl  #4

Detroit Red Wings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: February 10, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Sumperk, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: DET / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (19th overall)
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 5 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: 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 and 11/26 vs. PHI (0-2-2)...Both goals this season have come on the power play. 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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When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

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