Kyle Rogers

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Kyle Rogers
Born (1984-12-20) December 20, 1984 (age 29)
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Toledo Walleye
Toronto Marlies
Grand Rapids Griffins
St. John's IceCaps
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present

Kyle Rogers (born December 20, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays as captain for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.[1]

Playing career[edit]

College[edit]

After being passed over by every NHL team in the NHL Entry Draft he attended Niagara University in 2005, posting 2 goals and 2 assists with 12 penalty minutes in his first year with the Purple Eagles, in which he played 28 games. At Niagara, he majored in Criminology & Criminal Justice. In the 2007 Season, his second year with Niagara, he had a decent year, settling down to, in 35 games, score 6 goals with 7 assists as well as having 37 penalty minutes. His 13 points ranked 10th on the team. In his 35 game season, he had 3 multi-point games, including a 2-goal game against no. 16 Quinnipiac, in which the Purple Eages won 5–2.

In his final year at Niagara University, he had his best season, scoring 10 goals and posting 13 assists for 23 points in 34 games. In addition to this he also racked up 40 penalty minutes. In three seasons with the Purple Eagles, Rogers played 97 games and collected 18 goals and 22 assists for 40 points, along with 89 minutes in penalties.

Professional[edit]

After completing his Collegiate career in 2007–08, Rogers signed a two-year entry level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 29, 2008.[2] He was then assigned to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Georgetown Raiders OPJHL 25 0 0 0 8
2001–02 Collingwood Blues OPJHL 7 0 1 1 0
2001–02 Georgetown Raiders OPJHL 5 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Buffalo Lightning OPJHL 46 21 18 39 42
2004–05 Buffalo Lightning OPJHL 47 33 45 78 90
2005–06 Niagara University CHA 28 2 2 4 12
2006–07 Niagara University CHA 35 6 7 13 37
2007–08 Niagara University CHA 34 10 13 23 40
2007–08 Toronto Marlies AHL 2 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 7
2008–09 Toronto Marlies AHL 71 4 7 11 63 4 1 0 1 0
2009–10 Toronto Marlies AHL 67 5 5 10 32
2010–11 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Toledo Walleye ECHL 70 12 24 36 49
2011–12 Toledo Walleye ECHL 72 20 24 44 41
2011–12 St. John's IceCaps AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Toledo Walleye ECHL 72 15 31 46 36 6 1 0 1 8
AHL totals 143 9 12 21 95 14 1 0 1 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oh captain! My captain! Rogers returns to Toledo!". Toledo Walleye. July 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Leafs sign free agent Rogers". Toronto Maple Leafs. March 28, 2008. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 

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