Keith Kinkaid

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Keith Kinkaid
Keith Kinkaid New Jersey Devils.jpg
Keith Kinkaid in 2013
Born (1989-07-04) July 4, 1989 (age 29)
Farmingville, New York, U.S.
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team New Jersey Devils
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Keith P. Kinkaid (born July 4, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing with the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Kinkaid played for Union College of ECAC Hockey from 2009–2011. Kinkaid signed an entry level contract with the Devils in April 2011 after his sophomore season with Union.[1]

In the final stages of the 2012–13 season, Kinkaid was recalled from AHL affiliate, the Albany Devils, and made his NHL debut in a relief role with New Jersey on March 5, 2013 against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center.[2]

On June 29, 2017, Kinkaid re-signed with the Devils.[3] After starter Cory Schneider was injured with a groin injury on January 23, Kinkaid eventually served as the starter, and performed well, posting a 2.77 GAA. and a .913 save percentage. On April 5, 2018, Kinkaid made 30 saves to help the Devils beat the Toronto Maple Leafs and clinch their first playoff spot since 2012.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2007–08 New York Bobcats AJHL 28 20 5 3 1458 58 3 2.39 .935
2007–08 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 15 4 9 2 844 48 0 3.41 .893
2008–09 St. Louis Bandits NAHL 40 30 5 4 2393 71 7 1.78 .936 12 10 2 728 14 3 1.15 .951
2009–10 Union Dutchmen ECAC 25 12 8 3 1478 61 1 2.48 .912
2010–11 Union Dutchmen ECAC 38 25 10 3 2265 75 3 1.99 .920
2011–12 Albany Devils AHL 42 17 20 3 2347 115 3 2.94 .904
2012–13 Albany Devils AHL 45 21 17 6 2644 120 2 2.72 .905
2012–13 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 26 1 0 2.31 .923
2013–14 Albany Devils AHL 43 24 13 5 2519 96 4 2.29 .912 4 1 3 238 9 0 2.26 .932
2014–15 Albany Devils AHL 13 7 2 3 713 26 1 2.19 .923
2014–15 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 6 5 4 925 40 0 2.59 .915
2015–16 New Jersey Devils NHL 23 9 9 1 1,241 58 2 2.81 .904
2016–17 New Jersey Devils NHL 26 8 13 3 1,485 65 1 2.64 .916
2017–18 New Jersey Devils NHL 41 26 10 3 2,298 106 1 2.77 .913 2 0 2 202 9 0 5.87 .804
NHL totals 110 49 37 11 5,966 270 4 2.72 .912 2 0 2 202 9 0 5.87 .804

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP W L OT MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2016 United States WC 4th 6 1 4 0 350 19 0 3.25 .871
2018 United States WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 7 2 0 526 15 2 2.29 .912
Senior totals 15 8 6 0 876 34 2 2.77 .892

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
NAHL
Robertson Cup Champion 2008–09
Playoff MVP 2008–09
Regular Season MVP 2008–09
Top Goaltender 2008–09
First Team All-Star 2008–09
College
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 2009–10
All-ECAC Hockey Third Team 2009–10
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 2010–11
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2010–11
Ken Dryden Award ECAC Goaltender of the Year 2010–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Devils ink G Keith Kinkaid to entry-level deal". New Jersey Devils. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 
  2. ^ Mike G. Morreale (March 5, 2013). "Devils' Kinkaid makes NHL debut in relief appearance". NHL.com. Retrieved February 27, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Devils Re-Sign Goaltender Keith Kinkaid To A Two-Year Contract". NHL.com. June 29, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Devils clinch playoff berth with win against Maple Leafs". NHL.com. April 5, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ben Scrivens
Ken Dryden Award
2010–11
Succeeded by
Troy Grosenick