Kevin Baker (ice hockey)

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Kevin Baker
Born (1979-06-15) June 15, 1979 (age 35)
Kingston, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Right
CHL team
Former teams
Arizona Sundogs
AHL
Lowell Lock Monsters
Saint John Flames
Milwaukee Admirals
Toronto Marlies
Rochester Americans
Albany River Rats
ECHL
Johnstown Chiefs
Texas Wildcatters
Florida Everblades
Stockton Thunder
Orlando Solar Bears
Evansville IceMen
2. Bundesliga
Schwenninger Wild Wings
Elite.A
Ritten Sport
NHL Draft 193rd overall, 1999
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2000–present

Kevin Baker (born June 15, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Arizona Sundogs of the Central Hockey League. He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round (193rd overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Baker played juniors for a season with the Trenton Sting of the OPJHL and three seasons with the Belleville Bulls of the OHL. In 2000, he turned professional with the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL. 2001-02 saw him bouncing between the AHL and the ECHL. Between 2002 and 2006, he attended Acadia University, where he played 3 seasons (in 2002-03, he sat out the mandatory season after turning professional). Since college, he has bounced between various leagues, spending more time in the ECHL and AHL, and 2 seasons in Europe, one in Germany playing for the Schwenninger Wild Wings of the 2. Bundesliga and one in Italy playing for Ritten Sport of the Serie A.

On July 1, 2014, he re-signed for a second full season with the Arizona Sundogs of the CHL.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Belleville Bulls OHL 63 21 21 42 62 9 4 5 9 11
1998–99 Belleville Bulls OHL 68 44 37 81 66 12 12 5 17 12
1999–00 Belleville Bulls OHL 60 28 31 59 90 16 11 5 16 22
2000–01 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 26 6 5 11 18
2001–02 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 18 6 10 16 26 5 4 1 5 6
2001–02 Saint John Flames AHL 46 13 7 20 20
2003–04 Acadia Univ. CIS 21 10 6 16 36
2004–05 Acadia Univ. CIS 28 24 16 40 16
2005–06 Acadia Univ. CIS 28 24 23 47 26
2006–07 Texas Wildcatters ECHL 62 36 45 81 76 10 6 4 10 20
2006–07 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 2 0 3 3 0
2006–07 Toronto Marlies AHL 7 2 0 2 0
2007–08 Schwenninger Wild Wings 2. GBun 23 8 8 16 18
2007–08 Texas Wildcatters ECHL 44 29 27 56 23 9 5 2 7 12
2008–09 Florida Everblades ECHL 70 57 45 102 66 11 3 5 8 8
2008–09 Rochester Americans AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Florida Everblades ECHL 55 13 29 42 32 5 1 0 1 2
2009–10 Albany River Rats AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Ritten-Renon ITL 39 15 21 36 50 4 2 4 6 6
2011–12 Stockton Thunder ECHL 68 27 29 56 46 8 1 5 6 2
2012–13 Orlando Solar Bears ECHL 18 4 5 9 26
2012–13 Evansville IceMen ECHL 32 18 12 30 8
2012–13 Arizona Sundogs CHL 10 8 6 14 6 4 0 0 0 2
2013–14 Arizona Sundogs CHL 65 34 30 64 34 11 5 4 9 16
ECHL totals 367 190 202 392 303 48 20 17 37 50
AHL totals 83 21 15 36 38

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
2005-2006 CIS Player of the year (Senator Joseph A. Sullivan trophy)
2006-2007 ECHL First All-Star Team
ECHL Player of the Month (December)
ECHL Player of the Week (10/30-11/05)
2008-2009 ECHL First All-Star Team
ECHL Most Points (102)
ECHL Most Valuable Player
ECHL Player of the Month (November)
ECHL Player of the Week (11/17-11/23)
ECHL Player of the Week (12/15-12/21)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veterans Kevin Baker and Michael Couch return". Arizona Sundogs. 2014-07-01. Retrieved 2014-07-01. 

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