Slater Koekkoek

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Slater Koekkoek
Slater Koekkoek Windsor 2013.jpg
Born (1994-02-28) February 28, 1994 (age 21)
North Dundas, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Tampa Bay Lightning
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
NHL Draft 10th overall, 2012
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2014–present

Slater Koekkoek (born February 18, 1994) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Syracuse Crunch in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). Koekkoek was a 1st round selection of the Peterborough Petes in the 2010 OHL Priority Selection.[1]

Koekkoek was selected 10th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. He was signed by the Lightning to a three-year entry level contract on March 20, 2013.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Notre Dame Hounds SMHL 5 0 1 1 2
2009–10 Notre Dame Hounds SMHL 44 16 27 43 91 13 3 4 7 6
2010–11 Peterborough Petes OHL 65 7 16 23 67
2011–12 Peterborough Petes OHL 26 5 13 18 17
2012–13 Peterborough Petes OHL 40 6 22 28 28
2012–13 Windsor Spitfires OHL 2 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Windsor Spitfires OHL 62 15 38 53 51
OHL totals 195 33 90 123 163

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Canada Ontario U17 1st 5 1 2 3 8
2011 Canada IH18 1st 5 0 5 5 0
2011 Canada WJC18 4th 7 1 1 2 2
Junior totals 17 2 8 10 10

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
World U-17 Hockey Challenge Gold Medal 2011 [3]
OHL First All-Star Team 2013–14 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OHL Completes 2010 Priority Selection". OurSportsCentral.com. 2010-07-07. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Lightning sign 2012 First round pick Slater Kokkoek". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Team Ontario downs U.S. to win under-17 gold". Winnipeg Free Press. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  4. ^ "OHL announces 2013-14 All-Star Teams". Ontario Hockey League. 2014-04-01. Retrieved 2014-04-05. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Vladislav Namestnikov
Tampa Bay Lightning first round draft pick
2012
Succeeded by
Andrei Vasilevski