Cody Eakin

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Cody Eakin
Eakin with the Vegas Golden Knights in 2018
Born (1991-05-24) May 24, 1991 (age 32)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Buffalo Sabres
Washington Capitals
Dallas Stars
Vegas Golden Knights
Winnipeg Jets
National team  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 plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). He has played for the Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Washington Capitals, Dallas Stars, and Vegas Golden Knights.

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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