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Kevin Klein

Kevin Klein  #8

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: December 13, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kitchener, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (37th overall)
Last Game: Notched an assist and recorded four hits on Jan. 18 at PIT - Is tied for ninth among NHL defensemen in goals (eight) since Oct. 21 - Has notched a point in six of the last nine games (one goal, five assists) 2014-15 - Is the only player who ranks among the top five NHL defensemen in even strength goals, GWG, and plus/minus rating this season - Is one of three Rangers defensemen to tally two OTG in one year since 1983-84 (Leetch - 01-02; Poti - 03-04) - Has established career-highs in goals (eight) and GWG (three) - Is tied for fourth in the NHL in OTG (two) - Ranks second among NHL defensemen in shooting percentage (15.4%), is tied for third in even strength goals (eight) and GWG, and is tied for fourth in plus/minus rating (plus-16) - Ranks second on the team in plus/minus rating and blocked shots (73), is tied for second in GWG, ranks fourth in shooting percentage and hits (79), and is tied for fifth in goals - Leads team defensemen in goals, points (17), GWG, and plus/minus rating
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition