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Kyle Palmieri

Kyle Palmieri  #21

NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: February 1, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Smithtown, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: ANA / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoffs: Last Game: Scoreless on two shots in 14:13 TOI, May 27 @ CHI...had one hit and one takeaway - Recorded a career-high 24:36 TOI, May 19 vs. CHI - Collected his first goal of the 2015 postseason, also his first career playoff GWG, May 17 vs. CHI...also recorded a career tying +2 rating - Notched his first point (assist) of the 2015 postseason, Apr. 30 vs. CGY - Set a career-high with four shots, Apr. 22 @ WPG Playoff Experience: - Has appeared in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on three previous occasions with Anaheim - In 2013, collected 3-2=5 points in seven CQF series contests vs. DET led the club with a +5 rating, co-led in goals and ranked tied for third in points 2014-15 Regular Season: - Appeared in his fifth NHL season with Anaheim, recording 14-15=29 points with 37 PIM in 57 games - Set a career best in PPG (5), tied a career high in goals and fell two shy of matching his personal best in points (31 in 2013-14)
AHL First All-Star Team (2012) Traded to New Jersey by Anaheim for Florida's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to NY Rangers NY Rangers selected Ryan Gropp) in 2015 Entry Draft and New Jersey's 3rd round choice in 2016 Entry Draft, June 27, 2015.
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It's obviously not fun to not know, but on the other hand, I'm not in a rush. I'm going to be back to 100 percent before I start playing. I'm not going to play on 90 percent.

— Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in an interview with Washington Post about whether he will be able to play in 2015-16 opener