Role Ice hockey player
Height 1.80 m
|National team United States|
Education Boston University
Name Kevin Shattenkirk
Salary 4.3 million USD (2015)
|Born January 29, 1989 (age 26)
Greenwich, CT, USA (1989-01-29) |
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
NHL team Former teams St. Louis Blues Colorado Avalanche
NHL Draft 14th overall, 2007 Colorado Avalanche
Current teams United States National Men's Hockey Team (#22 / Defenseman), St. Louis Blues (#22 / Defenseman)
Parents Patrick Shattenkirk, Barbara Shattenkirk
Similar People David Backes, Alex Pietrangelo, Alexander Steen, Vladimir Tarasenko, Brian Elliott
Kevin shattenkirk talks national team development program
Kevin Michael Shattenkirk (born January 29, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. He previously played for the Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues. He was drafted in the first round, 14th overall, at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.
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Kevin shattenkirk vs justin williams fight st louis blues vs la kings dec 18 2014 nhl
Shattenkirk was drafted 14th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. He started his hockey career with the New Jersey Devils Youth Hockey Organization. After attending The Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut, he was drafted from the USA Hockey National Team Development Program, and committed to Boston University of the NCAA's Hockey East conference, along with fellow 2007 Avalanche draft pick Colby Cohen.
After a solid rookie season with the Terriers in 2007–08, in which he was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team, Shattenkirk helped take the Terriers to the Frozen Four tournament in 2008–09. After being named in the NCAA Second All-American Team, Shattenkirk then went on to help Boston University take the National Championship 4–3 against Miami University, assisting in the overtime, title-winning Colby Cohen goal.
Shattenkirk was named as co-captain, along with Brian Strait, of the Terriers for the 2009–10 season on April 21, 2009. However, after Strait turned professional, Shattenkirk became the sole captain of the Terriers and the first junior sole captain since the 1961–62 season. In 38 games with the Terriers, while focused more attentively to defense, he matched his sophomore goal total with seven and posted 29 points to be named to the Inside College Hockey Preseason All-American and All-College Hockey News Preseason Second Teams. After defeat in the Hockey East semi-finals to the University of Maine, Shattenkirk, along with Colby Cohen, was signed to three-year, entry level contract with the Colorado Avalanche on April 3, 2010.
On April 5, Shattenkirk was then signed to an amateur try-out contract with the Avalanche's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, to conclude the 2009–10 season. Shattenkirk made his professional debut, recording an assist and a shootout goal, in a 5–4 victory over Abbotsford Heat on April 7, 2010.
On November 4, 2010, Colorado recalled Shattenkirk from Lake Erie and made his NHL debut in a home game against the Vancouver Canucks that same day. Shattenkirk was one of 12 rookies selected to participate in the 2011 NHL All-Star festivities in Raleigh, North Carolina.
On February 19, 2011, in a swap of four former first-rounders, Shattenkirk, Chris Stewart and a conditional second-round pick were traded to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Erik Johnson, Jay McClement and a conditional first-round pick. Later that day, Shattenkirk made his home debut with the Blues at the Scottrade Center, posting an assist in a decisive 9–3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.
With the NHL lockout effectively delaying the start to the 2012–13 season, Shattenkirk was signed a lockout contract in Finland, joining fellow Blues defender Kris Russell with TPS of the SM-liiga on November 26, 2012. He played in 12 games before the labor dispute was solved, producing two goals and six points for TPS.
On June 26, 2013, Shattenkirk signed a four-year, $17 million extension with the St. Louis Blues.
In the final year of his contract during the 2016–17 season, the Blues were unable to work out an extension with Shattenkirk as he approached free agency. On February 27, 2017, prior to the trade deadline, Shattenkirk's seven-year tenure with St. Louis came to an end when he was dealt, along with Pheonix Copley to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Zach Sanford, Brad Malone, a 2017 first-round pick and a conditional second-round pick in 2019. He left the Blues, having played in 425 games and collecting 258 points, placing 5th All-time amongst blueliners in franchise history.
On July 1, 2017, Kevin Shattenkirk agreed to a 4 year, $26.65 million contract with the New York Rangers.
Shattenkirk, entrenched in the US National Team Development Program, first represented the United States in the 2006 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, helping collect silver. The following year, as captain of the under-18 development program, Shattenkirk was selected to the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships. He again contributed to the United States winning silver, gaining selection to the All-Star Team and named the Tournament's Best Defenseman.
Shattenkirk was named to the United States national team for the 2009 World Junior Championships. Serving as an alternate captain and with expectations of helping the U.S. to a medal, Shattenkirk led all tournament defenseman in scoring with nine points and, despite a disappointing fifth-place team finish, was named as one of Team USA's top three players and praised for strong play by USA Hockey Executive Jim Johannson.
Following the completion of his rookie NHL season, Shattenkirk was chosen in his first men's tournament to represent the United States at the 2011 World Championships in Slovakia. In the opening game of the Championships, Shattenkirk scored his first full international goal in a 5–1 victory over Austria on April 30, 2011. Shattenkirk finished with three points in seven games before finishing in eighth place after losing in the quarter-finals to the Czech Republic, 4–0, on May 11, 2011.
On January 1, 2014, Shattenkirk was named to the United States national team for the 2014 Winter Olympics, along with St. Louis teammates David Backes and T. J. Oshie.