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Ryan Kraft

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Height  1.7 m
Position  Winger
Role  Ice hockey player

Name  Ryan Kraft
Career start  1998
Playing career  1998–2010
Weight  88 kg
Shoots  Left-handed
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Born  November 7, 1975 (age 40)Bottineau, ND, USA (1975-11-07)
DEL teamFormer teams  Kassel Huskies (Ger)Kassel Huskies (DEL)Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)Cleveland Barons (AHL)San Jose Sharks (NHL)Kentucky Thoroughblades (AHL)Richmond Renegades (ECHL)
NHL Draft  194th overall, 1995San Jose Sharks

Education  University of Minnesota

Ryan Kraft (born November 7, 1975 in Bottineau, North Dakota and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota) is a retired professional ice hockey player. He is currently an assistant coach for the Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League.


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As a member of the Sharks' ECHL affiliate in Richmond, Kraft was named to the ECHL All-Star Team during the 1998-99 season and the 1999-2000 season. Kraft would finish his rookie season as a point-per-game player, scoring 64 points in 63 games during the regular season. Kraft would also go on to score 20 points in 18 post-season games in that same season. Richmond would go on to lose to eventual Kelly Cup Champion Mississippi in overtime of the seventh and deciding game of the Finals.


Kraft had previously played for the San Jose Sharks of the NHL, scoring one assist in seven games.

Coaching career

On January 29, 2013, it was announced that Kraft would serve as assistant coach of the Minnesota Magicians in the North American Hockey League.


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