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29 Slater Koekkoek D

Tampa Bay Lightning

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
044-4812:05
Latest News
  • Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: Facing make-or-break season

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/18/17) Koekkoek has evolved his game from an offensive one in junior to a shutdown role in the NHL but is facing a make-or-break season in Tampa Bay, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

    Koekkoek played 29 games in Tampa and 48 in Syracuse last season. His speed remains an asset, but it's his evolution into a third-pairing, every-situation defender that will make -- or break -- his NHL career. Perhaps it goes without saying Koekkoek's fantasy value is sorely limited in that type of role.

    Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: Re-ups with Bolts

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (7/3/17) Koekkoek secured a one-year contract with the Lightning on Monday worth $800,000, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.

    Koekkoek will likely be tasked with more responsibility this upcoming season after playing in just 29 outings last year. In his limited appearances, the blueliner averaged 12:59 of ice time in which he garnered four helpers and 27 shots on goal. Even in the minors, the 23-year-old hasn't been known for his scoring ability and will likely provide minimal fantasy value even if he plays all 82 games for Tampa Bay during the 2017-18 campaign.

    Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: Likely to be passed over by Golden Knights

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (6/21/17) Koekkoek is unlikely to become a Golden Knight with the expansion draft looming, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Speculation is running rampant that a different Bolts defenseman in Jason Garrison will be the one selected by the Vegas expansion club. Koekkoek was left unprotected, but we suspect his lack of NHL experience (41 games) was a turnoff for Golden Knights GM George McPhee.

    Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: Could be Vegas bound after left unprotected

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (6/18/17) Koekkoek, a former first-round pick with upside, was left unprotected by Tampa Bay in advance of the expansion draft.

    Koekkoek played a key role in Syracuse's run to the AHL Calder Cup Final, finishing with a team-leading plus-16 rating in 22 games. He is a smooth-skating two-way defender who is just 23 years old. Koekkoek might just be the best name to hit Vegas in a long time -- the expansion draft will tell the tale.

    Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: Recalled from AHL Syracuse

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (3/24/17) Koekkoek was called up to the Lightning on Friday.

    The man with one of the best names in hockey continues to shuffle about the organization's ranks. Koekkoek has contributed four assists and eight PIM over 29 NHL games this season, though it's come with a minus-4 rating. He's a nice prospect having been selected 10th overall in the 2012 draft, but fantasy owners are sure to pass over him in the thick of the virtual-league playoffs.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2014-15Tampa Bay30000000000
2015-16Tampa Bay9011-1000000
2016-17Tampa Bay29044-4000000
41055-50000
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2014-15Tampa Bay60.049:45680:022:172001
2015-16Tampa Bay110.092:491400:110:182001
2016-17Tampa Bay270.0376:325193:0010:588004
440.0519:067273:1313:3312006
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2015-16Tampa Bay10011-1000000
10011-1000000
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2015-16Tampa Bay90.0100:361600:310:492001
90.0100:361600:310:492001
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/198
Birthdate:
2/18/1994
Age:
23
Hometown:
Winchester, Ontario, Canada
Team:
Tampa Bay Lightning
School:

NHL Experience:
3