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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: 205 DRAFTED: VAN / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (83rd overall)    Prospect Bio
Last Game: Posted 4 shots and was +1 on 19:02 of ice time on 11/25 at NJD. 2014-15: Played in his first full NHL season, posting the fourth-most goals (9, tied) and most game-winning goals (4) by a defenseman in a single season in CBJ history... Posted a career-high 3 points (1-2-3) on 12/27 vs. BOS and added 1-1-2 in the next game on 12/31 vs. MIN. Career: Led DAL rookie defensemen in games played, goals, assists and points with 1-7-8 in 36 games in 2013-14... Scored his first career NHL goal on 12/16/13 at COL (Varlamov)... Made his NHL debut on 10/24/13 vs. CGY... Notched 13-20-33 in 73 games with CHI (AHL) in 2011-12, finishing fourth-T among AHL defensemen in goals.
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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We don't know how long Carey will be out, but for us, it's business as usual.

— Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien on goaltender Carey Price, who is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury
World Cup of Hockey 2016