Kevin Haller

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Kevin Haller
Born (1970-12-05) December 5, 1970 (age 43)
Trochu, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Montreal Canadiens
Philadelphia Flyers
Hartford Whalers
Carolina Hurricanes
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New York Islanders
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 14th overall, 1989
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1990–2002

Kevin Wade Haller (born December 5, 1970) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Kevin Haller was a key component of the 1988 Gold medal winning Canadian World Junior team. He was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round (14th overall) of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft from the Regina Pats. Throughout his career he played for Buffalo, the Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and New York Islanders. Injuries forced his early retirement in 2002 at the age of 32. Haller won the Stanley Cup with the Canadiens in 1993.

Personal life[edit]

Throughout his NHL career Haller was known as an outstanding man of Christian principles not subdued to the common hard partying life of a professional hockey player. He now resides in Calgary with his wife and four daughters, where he works as a real estate agent.

Career statistics[edit]

 Season   Team   League  Regular Season Playoffs
  GP     G     A    Pts   PIM    GP     G     A    Pts   PIM 
1987-88 Regina Pats WHL 5 0 1 1 2 4 1 1 2 2
1988-89 Regina Pats WHL 72 10 31 41 99 -- -- -- -- --
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Regina Pats WHL 58 16 37 53 93 11 2 9 11 16
1990-91 Rochester Americans AHL 52 2 8 10 53 10 2 1 3 6
Buffalo Sabres NHL 21 1 8 9 20 6 1 4 5 10
1991-92 Rochester Americans AHL 4 0 0 0 18 -- -- -- -- --
Buffalo Sabres NHL 58 6 15 21 75 -- -- -- -- --
Montreal Canadiens 8 2 2 4 17 9 0 0 0 6
1992-93 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 11 14 25 117 17 1 6 7 16
1993-94 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 4 9 13 118 7 1 1 2 19
1994-95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 36 2 7 9 48 15 4 4 8 10
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 69 5 9 14 92 6 0 1 1 8
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 27 0 5 5 37 -- -- -- -- --
Hartford Whalers 35 2 6 8 48 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 65 3 5 8 94 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 1 6 7 122 4 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 67 3 5 8 61 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 New York Islanders NHL 30 1 5 6 56 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 642 41 96 137 907 64 7 16 23 71

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Preceded by
Joel Savage
Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick
1989
Succeeded by
Brad May