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Meet the Blueshirts: Kevin Klein

Kevin KleinBruce Bennett/Getty Images

Position: D

Number: 8

Age: 29

Born: Kitchener, Ontario

Height: 6-1

Weight: 199

How Acquired: Acquired by the Rangers in a trade with the Nashville Predators on Jan. 22, 2014 in exchange for Michael Del Zotto.

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Kevin Klein

Kevin Klein

#8 D
New York Rangers

2014 STATS

  • GM77
  • G2

  • A7

  • PTS9

  • +/--7

  • PIM21

• Klein, a stay-at-home blueliner, has provided depth on the backend and has posted a plus-seven plus/minus rating in these playoffs.

• The Predators rewarded Klein with a five-year, $14.5 million contract extension in September 2012. Then they dealt him just a year into the deal.

• During the NHL lockout, Klein played eight games for the Herlev Eagles, a Danish professional team.

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