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Kevin Connauton

Kevin Connauton  #4

NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: February 23, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: VAN / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (83rd overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Recorded first NHL fight 3/12 at DET (Abdelkader)... Posted career-high three points (1-2-3) 12/27 vs. BOS... Registered first assist in CBJ uniform 12/18 vs. WSH... Recorded goal 12/11 at WSH... Scored first goal in CBJ uniform (OT GWG) 12/9 vs. PHI... Recorded hit in 16:38 TOI in CBJ debut 11/21 vs. BOS... Recorded 0-2-2 in eight games with Dallas prior to being claimed off waivers on 11/18. 2013-14: Posted 1-7-8 with 16 PIM in 34 games in Dallas in first NHL season... Led all Dallas rookie defensemen in games, goals, assists and points... Scored first-career NHL goal 12/16 at COL... Played in first-career NHL game 10/24 vs. CGY. Career: Made pro debut in 2010-11 with Manitoba, recording 11-12-23 in 73 games... Spent 2009-10 season with WHL's Vancouver Giants, recording 24-48-72 in 69 games.
WHL West First All-Star Team (2010) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2010) Traded to Dallas by Vancouver with Vancouver's 2nd round choice (Philippe Desrosiers) in 2013 Entry Draft for Derek Roy, April 2, 2013. Claimed on waivers by Columbus from Dallas, November 18, 2014.
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Every D-man who comes from Sweden has watched him play. He was my idol growing up and he's the reason I started to play 'D.'

— Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Hall of Fame defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom
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