New York Islanders
New York Islanders
Kevin Czuczman
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KevinCzuczman
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS:
WEIGHT: 209
BIRTHDATE: 01/09/1991
AGE: 23
BIRTHPLACE: Port Elgin, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS:
Signed by the Islanders as a college free agent to a two-year, entry-level deal on March 11, 2014.

LAST SEASON:
  Played 13 games with the Islanders following the completion of his junior season at Lake Superior State University of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association...Made his NHL debut Mar. 18 vs. Minnesota...Recorded his first NHL assist/point on Mar. 25 at Carolina...At LSSU, set career highs in goals (10), assists (11) and points (21) in 36 games...Named his team’s MVP and most valuable defenseman...Led all WCHA defensemen in goals and tied for third in the nation among defensemen...Named to the All-WCHA Second Team...Was the first LSSU player to go directly to the NHL since Doug Weight in 1990.

COLLEGE:  2012-13: Named Lake Superior State University’s most valuable defenseman after scoring 11 points (2g/9a) in 38 games as a sophomore...Led the team with a plus-3 rating...Tied for second on the club in game-winning goals (2) and shots (100).  2011-12: Recieved Central Collegiate Hockey Association All-Rookie Team honorable mention and was named the team’s outstanding freshman after scoring 13 points (2g/11a) in 38 games.

JUNIOR:  2010-11: Scored 23 points (4g/19a) in 47 games with the Newmarket Hurricanes, helping the club to a first-place, regular-season finish in the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s North Division...Added 13 points (1g/3a) in 10 playoff games.  2009-10: Played 51 games with the Waterloo Siskins of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, scoring 25 points (2g/23a) in 51 games...Added two points (1g/1a) in 10 playoff games.  2008-09: Won the Western Ontario Junior C Hockey League Championship with the Walkerton Hawks...Scored 23 points (3g/20a) in 35 regular season games and five points (2g/3a) in 10 playoff games.