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Kevin Connauton

Born:February 23, 1990Draft:2009 Canucks #83 Overall
Hometown:Edmonton, ABPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Philadelphia Flyers

Kevin Connauton (born February 23, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 83rd overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Connauton has also played for the Dallas Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets, Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche and Florida Panthers.

Connauton played Junior A with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) before joining the Western Michigan Broncos of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) in 2008–09. He joined the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the 2009–10 season. Connauton set franchise records for most goals and points by a defenceman, while being named a WHL West First Team All-Star.

Kevin Connauton Philadelphia Flyers
Kevin Connauton, Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • AHL All-Star Game (2012)
  • CHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
  • WHL (West) First All-Star Team (2010)
  • WHL Most Assists by Rookie (2010)
  • WHL Most Points by Defenseman (2010)
  • WHL Most Points by Rookie (2010)
  • AJHL (North) All-Rookie Team (2008)

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