Dustin Kohn

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Dustin Kohn
Dustin Kohn.jpg
Born (1987-02-02) February 2, 1987 (age 27)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
EIHL team
Former teams
Sheffield Steelers
New York Islanders
Örebro HK
HC Karlovy Vary
NHL Draft 46th overall, 2005
New York Islanders
Playing career 2006–present

Dustin Kohn (born February 2, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Sheffield Steelers in the Elite Ice Hockey League. Previously a member of the New York Islanders organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Kohn was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and played minor league hockey for the Knights of Columbus. He attended high school at St. Francis Xavier High School.

Dustin played Major junior hockey with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League before he was selected in the second round, 46th overall of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. In the following 2005–06 season, Kohn was traded from the Hitmen to the Brandon Wheat Kings and also made his professional debut, appearing in 2 games, after signing an amateur try-out contract with the Islanders AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.[1]

On May 30, 2007, he was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders.[2]

Kohn was called up to the New York Islanders on January 19, 2010, and made his NHL debut following a suspension to Islanders' defenseman Andy Sutton on a boarding hit on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis.

For the 2011-2012 season Kohn signed a one-year contract with Orebro HK in Sweden's Hockey Allsvenskan, the second highest league in the country.

After this season he remained in Europe, signing a contract with HC Energie Karlovy Vary of the Czech highest ice-hockey league, the Czech Extraliga.

On August 12, 2013, Kohn agreed to a two-year contract with United Kingdom club, the Sheffield Steelers of the EIHL.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Calgary Hitmen WHL 52 3 6 9 13 7 0 1 1 2
2004–05 Calgary Hitmen WHL 71 8 35 43 61 12 0 4 4 6
2005–06 Calgary Hitmen WHL 38 2 12 14 20
2005–06 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 31 2 13 15 30 6 0 4 4 10
2005–06 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 61 5 45 50 77 11 1 8 9 18
2007–08 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 62 3 9 12 28
2008–09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 58 4 13 17 45 5 0 0 0 4
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 45 2 15 17 53 5 2 2 4 2
2009–10 New York Islanders NHL 22 0 4 4 4
2010–11 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 45 2 13 15 42
2011–12 Örebro HK Swe.1 38 0 5 5 53 8 0 0 0 2
2012–13 HC Karlovy Vary CZE 19 1 2 3 18
NHL totals 22 0 4 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sound Tigers sign Dustin Kohn to ATO". oursportscentral.com. 2006-04-16. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  2. ^ "Islanders sign Dustin Kohn to 3-year contract". New York Islanders. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  3. ^ ""Excited to be here" say Kohn". Sheffield Steelers. 2013-08-12. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 

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