December 20, 1984 |
Philadelphia, PA, USA
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Marlies
Grand Rapids Griffins
St. John's IceCaps
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.
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. He was then assigned to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies.
On July 31, 2014, Rogers signed a one-year contract with the Toledo Walleye. Rogers has served as the captain of the Walleye since the 2011–12 season. Rogers ranks third on the all-time list in games played for a Toledo ECHL franchise behind only Rob Thorpe (364) and Rick Judson (455). On January 10, 2015, in a game against the Indy Fuel, Rogers recorded his fourth goal of the season, to become the Walleye all-time leader in goals (66), assists (102), points (168) and games played (290).
After his fifth season with the Walleye and completing his 8th professional season, Rogers announced his retirement from hockey.
In January 2016, Kyle Rogers was inducted into the Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2016.
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||St. John's IceCaps||AHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Oh captain! My captain! Rogers returns to Toledo!". Toledo Walleye. July 20, 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2012.
- "Leafs sign free agent Rogers". Toronto Maple Leafs. March 28, 2008. Retrieved March 28, 2008.
- "Kyle Rogers returns to Toledo for a fifth season". Toledo Walleye. July 31, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
- "Walleye take down the Fuel 4-2". Toledo Walleye. January 10, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
- "Erie's Rogers caps 8-year career". GoErie.com. 2015-08-15. Retrieved 2015-08-15.
- "2016 Toledo Hall of Fame Inductees". toledowalleye.com. 2016-01-11. Retrieved 2016-02-18.