Danny Kristo

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Danny Kristo
Born (1990-06-18) June 18, 1990 (age 24)
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)
National team  United States
NHL Draft 56th overall, 2008
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2013–present

Daniel Kristo (born June 18, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the New York Rangers AHL affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Playing Career[edit]

Kristo was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, 56th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He played college hockey with the University of North Dakota in the NCAA Men's Division I WCHA conference. In his senior year, Kristo's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2012–13 All-WCHA First Team.[1]

On July 2, 2013, Kristo was traded, by the Canadiens, to the Rangers for right winger Christian Thomas.[2]

On August 19, 2014, the Rangers announced that they had re-signed Kristo, who was a restricted free agent, to a one-year $826,875 contract.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 USA U-18 NTDP 39 8 10 18 34
2007–08 USA U-18 NTDP 14 4 4 8 6
2008–09 Omaha Lancers USHL 50 22 36 58 18 3 3 0 3 2
2009–10 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 41 15 21 36 8
2010–11 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 34 8 20 28 18
2011–12 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 42 19 26 45 33
2012–13 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 40 26 26 52 24
2012–13 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 9 0 3 3 2
2013–14 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 65 25 18 43 18
AHL totals 74 25 21 46 20
Medal record
Competitor for the  United States
Ice hockey
Ice Hockey World Championships
Bronze 2013 Sweden/Finland
World Junior Championships
Gold 2010 Canada

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 United States WJC18

7 3 3 6 2
2009 United States WJC 5th 6 1 0 1 0
2010 United States WJC 1 7 5 3 8 0
2013 United States WC

10 1 2 3 2
Junior totals 20 9 6 15 2
Senior totals 10 1 2 3 2

Awards and achievements[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 2009–10
All-WCHA First Team 2012–13 [3]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2012–13

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