Cody Eakin

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Cody Eakin
Cody Eakin - Dallas Stars.jpg
Eakin with the Stars on October 24, 2014
Born May 24, 1991 (1991-05-24) (age 26)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Dallas Stars
Washington Capitals
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 85th overall, 2009
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2010–present

Cody Eakin (born May 24, 1991) is a Canadian ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Washington Capitals.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Eakin played parts of 4 seasons with the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

He was drafted 85th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.[1] He signed a three-year entry level contract with the Capitals on October 20, 2009.[2]

On November 1, 2011, Eakin was called up from the Hershey Bears.[3] The same day, Eakin made his NHL debut in a 5-4 overtime win against the Anaheim Ducks.[4] On November 4, 2011, Eakin scored his first NHL goal against Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes.[5]

On June 22, 2012, the Capitals traded Eakin along with a second round pick to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Mike Ribeiro.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Capitals Select Six on Second Day of NHL Entry Draft". Washington Capitals. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  2. "Capitals Sign Center Cody Eakin". Washington Capitals. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  3. "Capitals Recall Cody Eakin from Hershey". Washington Capitals. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  4. "Postgame Notebook: Capitals 5, Ducks 4, OT". Washington Capitals. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  5. "Postgame Notebook: Capitals 5, Hurricanes 1". Washington Capitals. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  6. "Dallas Stars Acquire Center Cody Eakin & 2012 Second-Rounder From Washington Capitals In Exchange For Mike Ribeiro". Dallas Stars. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 

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