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Kevin Klein  #8

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: December 13, 1984  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kitchener, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (37th overall)

2013-14 Notes:

Was credited with two blocked shots in 15:46 of ice time while making his Rangers debut on Jan. 23 vs. STL

- Tallied his first point as a Ranger with a goal on Mar. 11 at CAR

- Recorded his first assist as a Ranger and tied single-game career-highs with two assists/points on Mar. 14 at WPG

- Skated in his 400th career NHL game on Jan. 11 vs. OTT

- Established playoff career-highs in games played (25), assists (three), plus/minus rating (plus-seven), shots on goal (18), hits (53), and blocked shots (30), and tied a playoff career-high in points (four)

- Tied for second on the team and tied for eighth in the NHL in plus/minus rating

- Ranked fifth on the team in blocked shots and sixth on the team in hits

- Made his Rangers playoff debut in Game 1 of the Metropolitan Division Semifinals vs. PHI on Apr. 17

- Recorded his first playoff point as a Ranger with an assist in Game 7 vs. PHI on Apr. 30

- Notched his first playoff goal as a Ranger in Game 5 at PIT on May 9.

Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players