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Kris Versteeg
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Kris Versteeg  #23

Chicago Blackhawks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: May 13, 1986  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Lethbridge, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (134th overall)
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 - 15 times Assists: 2 - Three times Points: 3 - Twice TOI: 29:01 - May 24, 2009 vs. DET Goal Streak: N/A Point Streak: 4 - Twice FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 1-0-1, +1 SECOND ROUND STATS: 0 GP, 0-0-0, E WCF STATS: 1 GP, 0-0-0, E SCF STATS: 4 GP, 0-1-1, +1 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Collected an assist in SCFG5 ... Registered three shots on goal and three hits in R1G6 ... Scored his first goal of the postseason in R1G5 ... Sent three shots on goal in R1G1. 2014-15 NOTES: Tied for seventh on the team in goals (14) and ranked ninth in assists (20) ... Tallied his 250th career point with two assists on Nov. 29 at LAK ...Recorded two four-game point streaks ... Registered two three-point games. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded three points (1g, 2a) in 15 games ... Skated in a postseason career-high 29:01 in Game 1 of the First Round at STL on April 17. PERSONAL NOTE: Kris and his wife, Brittany, gave birth to their first son, Jaxon James Versteeg, on June 2, 2015.
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.
Quote of the Day

That group is not satisfied until we win a Stanley Cup. When we do win that Stanley Cup, I don't think we'll be satisfied then either. We're going to want another one. We have the group to do it. We have all the pieces. We just need to put them together.

— Ducks forward Ryan Kesler after signing a six-year extension with Anaheim this past July