January 29, 1984 |
Idaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||95 kg (209 lb; 14 st 13 lb)|
|Serie A team
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
|NHL Draft||188th overall, 2002
Kevin Kantee (born January 29, 1984 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks as their sixth-round pick, #188 overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played for Jokerit, TPS, Ilves and JYP in the Finnish SM-liiga 2003-2010, and transferred to HDD Olimpija Ljubljana in the Austrian Hockey League for the 2010-2011 season. He is currently signed with HC Valpellice in the Italian Serie A.
In an incident on October 27, 2007, Kantee was attacked by Ässät defenceman Matt Nickerson in the locker room corridor in the Ässät arena after an Ilves-Ässät game. Nickerson was already serving a prior suspension, and was suspended for five more games as a result of the incident.
- hockeyDB.com. "Kevin Kantee hockey statistics".
- HockeyTime.net. "Rinnovata la fiducia piemontese a Leinonen e Kantee". Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- Jatkoaika.com. "Nickersonille pelikielto, Ässille sakot".
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