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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

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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.

— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury
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