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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

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres