Kevin Bieksa

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Kevin Bieksa
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Born June 16, 1981 (1981-06-16) (age 32)
Grimsby, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft 151st overall, 2001
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2004–present

Kevin Francesco [1] Bieksa (born on June 16, 1981 in Grimsby, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). After playing junior hockey in Ontario, Bieksa was awarded a scholarship to Bowling Green University, where he spent four years. While at university, Bieksa was selected by the Canucks in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, and joined their minor league partner, the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL), after graduating. After spending time with the Moose, he joined the Canucks. A physical defenceman, Bieksa has increased his scoring totals in each of the full seasons he has played in the NHL.

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Regular season and playoffs[change | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Burlington Cougars OPJHL 27 0 3 3 10
1998–99 Burlington Cougars OPJHL 48 8 29 37 83
1999–00 Burlington Cougars OPJHL 49 6 27 33 139
2000–01 Bowling Green State University CCHA 35 4 9 13 90
2001–02 Bowling Green State University CCHA 40 5 10 15 68
2002–03 Bowling Green State University CCHA 34 8 17 25 92
2003–04 Bowling Green State University CCHA 38 7 15 22 66
2003–04 Manitoba Moose AHL 4 0 2 2 2
2004–05 Manitoba Moose AHL 80 12 27 39 192 14 1 1 2 35
2005–06 Manitoba Moose AHL 23 3 17 20 71 13 0 10 10 38
2005–06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 39 0 6 6 77
2006–07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 12 30 42 134 9 0 0 0 20
2007–08 Manitoba Moose AHL 1 0 1 1 2
2007–08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 34 2 10 12 90
2008–09 Vancouver Canucks NHL 72 11 32 43 97 10 0 5 5 14
2009–10 Vancouver Canucks NHL 55 3 19 22 85 12 3 5 8 14
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks NHL 66 6 16 22 73 17 4 4 8 35
OPJHL totals 127 14 59 73 238 - - - - -
CCHA totals 147 24 51 75 316 - - - - -
AHL totals 108 15 47 62 267 27 1 11 12 73
NHL totals 347 34 113 147 556 48 7 14 21 83

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