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2015 NHL Draft
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: Recorded three hits, registered two shots on goal, and was credited with one blocked shot in 18:49 of ice time in Game 6 at TBL - Has recorded three assists/points in the last four games and four assists/points in the last eight games 2015 PLAYOFFS - Has established a playoff career-high in assists (four) and has tied a playoff career-high in points (four) - Has recorded 32 hits and 18 blocked shots in 13 games - Is tied for fifth on the Rangers in blocked shots - Recorded a playoff career-high two assists and tied a playoff career-high with two points in Game 4 at TBL 2014-15 - Established career-highs in goals (nine), points (26), plus/minus rating (plus-24), and GWG (four); tied his career-high in assists (17) At the time of his injury on Mar. 11, Klein... - was the only NHL player who ranked among the top five defensemen in ESG (nine), GWG, and plus/minus rating - was tied for first among NHL defensemen in plus/minus rating, and tied for second in GWG
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson