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Kevin Bieksa • D
Status:Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
Ht/Wt:6'1", 197 lbs.
Born:Jun 16, 1981 (37 yrs) in Grimsby, Ont.
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by Vancouver in 2001 (5/151).
Shoots:R
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Scouting Report
Assets: Initiates contact from the back end. Owns a good shot from the point. Is defensively responsible and able to log big minutes. Can fight, too. Has all-around appeal and agitating qualities, as well.
Flaws: Plays an aggressive style that runs into injuries over the course of an 82-game NHL schedule. Does take bad penalties that hurt his club on occasion. Lacks consistency in all facets of the game.
Career Potential: Veteran defenseman in decline, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL All-Rookie Team 2004-05
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