May 24, 1991 |
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||85th overall, 2009
Cody Eakin (born May 24, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 3rd round (85th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Prior to turning professional, Eakin played major junior hockey in the Western Hockey League where he was twice named to the WHL (East) Second All-Star Team.
Eakin started the 2011–12 season in the AHL with the Hershey Bears, but on November 1, 2011, the Washington Capitals recalled Eakin from Hershey to join the NHL parent team. On the following day, Eakin made his NHL debut with in 13 minutes 19 seconds of ice time, but no points, in a game that saw the Capitals take a 5-4 overtime win over the visiting Anaheim Ducks.
Eakin scored his first career NHL playoff goal on April 23, 2014 against Frederik Andersen of the Anaheim Ducks. The goal ended up being the GWG for the Stars as they went on to win the game 4-2 and tying the series at 2-2.
|2006–07||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||3||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||55||11||6||17||52||12||3||4||7||6|
|2008–09||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||54||24||26||48||42||7||3||0||3||10|
|2009–10||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||70||47||44||91||71||4||1||1||2||2|
|2010–11||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||30||18||21||39||24||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|WHL (East) Second All-Star Team||2009–10|||
|WHL (East) Second All-Star Team||2010–11|||
- Hershey Bears forward Cody Eakin doesn't seem like a rookie | PennLive.com
- Capitals Recall Cody Eakin from Hershey
- Cody Eakin to make his NHL debut against Ducks - Capitals Insider - The Washington Post
- Cody Eakin shakes off nerves for a solid NHL debut - Capitals Insider - The Washington Post
- Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes Game Boxscore - 11/04/2011
- "Capitals acquire center Mike Ribeiro from Stars for Eakin, pick". Washington Capitals. 2012-06-22. Retrieved 2012-06-22.
- "Stars vs Ducks Game 4". Steve Hunt. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
- Elite Prospects - WHL (East) Second All-Star Teams