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Kris Versteeg  #23

Chicago Blackhawks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: May 13, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Lethbridge, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (134th overall)
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 3 -- Nov. 6, 2011 vs. TB Assists: 3 -- April 7, 2010 vs. STL Points: 4 (3x), last -- Oct. 17, 2011 vs. FLA (1g, 2a) Blackhawks Career Totals: 261 GP, 62-92-154, +46 2014-15 STATS Home: 12 GP, 3-7-10, +8 Road: 16 GP, 5-9-14, +7 2014-15 NOTES: Recorded a four-game point streak (1g, 7a) from Nov. 28 at ANA to Dec. 5 vs. MTL ... Registered eight points (2g, 6a) on the Circus Trip ... Has 15 points (4g, 11a) over the past nine games ... Tallied his 250th career assist with two assists on Nov. 29 at LAK ... Posted a four-game point streak (3g, 4a) from Nov. 16 vs. DAL to Nov. 23 at VAN ... Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 25 at STL ... Missed the first four games of the season due to a lower-body injury.
NHL All-Rookie Team (2009) Traded to Chicago by Boston with future considerations for Brandon Bochenski, February 3, 2007. Traded to Toronto by Chicago with Bill Sweatt for Viktor Stalberg, Chris Didomenico and Phillipe Paradis, June 30, 2010. Traded to Philadelphia by Toronto for Philadelphia's 1st (Stuart Percy) and 3rd (Josh Leivo) round choices in 2011 Entry Draft, February 14, 2011. Traded to Florida by Philadelphia for Florida's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Brian Hart) in 2012 Entry Draft and San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Shayne Gostibehere) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring chest injury, knee injury vs. Tampa Bay, March 12, 2013 and resulting surgery. Traded to Chicago by Florida with Phillipe Lefebvre for Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen, November 14, 2013.
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When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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