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Jakub Kindl
Jakub Kindl
Defenseman  - DET
Number: 4
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 199
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 10, 1987  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Sumperk, Czech Republic
Drafted: DET / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (19th overall)
2009-10:  Made his NHL debut on 12/3 vs. Edmonton…Appeared in three games for Detroit…Did not register a point, had one shot on goal and was minus-2 in three games with the Red Wings…Served as a ‘black ace’ for the third consecutive postseason…Appeared in 73 games for Grand Rapids (AHL)…Registered 33 points (3-30—33) and 59 PIM…His 33 points ranked second among Griffins defensemen (Janik-37)…Led all Griffins blueliners with 142 shots on goal.

2008-09: Appeared in a career high 78 games for Grand Rapids…Registered 33 points (6-27—33)…Led Griffins defensemen in games played and ranked second in goals, assists and points…Played for the PlanetUSA All-Star Team at the 2009 All-Star Classic…Tied for third on the Griffins with 15 power-play assists…Registered 76 PIM, tops among Grand Rapids defensemen…Registered a career-high three points on 12/21/08 at Rochester…Served as a ‘black ace’ during Detroit’s run to the Stanley Cup Final.
2007-08: His first full season as a professional…Appeared in 75 games for Grand Rapids, tied for tops among Griffins defensemen…Notched 17 points (3-14—17), tied for fourth among Griffins blueliners…Registered a career-high 82 PIM…Served as a ‘black ace’ during Detroit’s run to the 2008 Stanley Cup championship.

2006-07: Appeared in seven playoff games for Grand Rapids…Named a second team All-Star for Kitchener (OHL)…Led Kitchener with 44 assists and registered a career-high 142 PIM…Runner-up for the OHL Outstanding Defenseman award…Captained the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship.
2005-06: Made his professional debut with Grand Rapids appearing in three games…Finished with one assist, two PIM and a -1 rating for Grand Rapids…Finished sixth among OHL defensemen with 58 points (12-46—58)…OHL Defenseman of the Month in November…Played for the Czech Republic at the 2005-06 World Junior Championship.


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