Kevin Lalande

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Kevin Lalande
Kevin Lalande 2011-10-30.JPG
Born (1987-02-19) February 19, 1987 (age 30)
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
KHL team
Former teams
Dinamo Minsk
Quad City Flames
Syracuse Crunch
Vityaz Chekhov
HC CSKA Moscow
National team  Belarus
NHL Draft 128th overall, 2005
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2007–present

Kevin Lalande (February 19, 1987) is a Canadian-Belarusian professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for HC Dinamo Minsk in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Lalande played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League for the Belleville Bulls and was drafted 128th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He joined the organization in 2007, splitting his time with the Flames' American Hockey League affiliate the Quad City Flames and their ECHL affiliate the Las Vegas Wranglers. He was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 4, 2009 and was assigned to their AHL affiliate the Syracuse Crunch.[1] In 2010, Lalande signed with Vityaz Chekhov of the Kontinental Hockey League.

In 2011, Lalande decided to continue his career with HC Dinamo Minsk, also a member of Kontinental Hockey League. On February 16, 2013 Lalande accepted Belarusian citizenship.[2]

In July 2014 after a successful debut as the starting goaltender of Belarus at the 2014 IIHF World Championships, Lalande signed a one-year contract with his third KHL club, HC CSKA Moscow.[3]

Lalande returned as a goaltender for Belarus at the 2015 IIHF World Championships where Belarus lost in the Quarter-final.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Columbus Blue Jackets acquire Kevin Lalande". oursportscentral.com. 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Kevin Lalande accepts Belarusian citizenship". news.belta.by. 2013-02-16. Retrieved 2013-02-16. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Kevin Lalande agree to CKSA move" (in Russian). sportbox.ru. 2014-07-08. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kevin Lalande at Wikimedia Commons