Pittsburgh Penguins
San Jose Sharks
Tyler Kennedy
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TylerKennedy
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 185
BIRTHDATE: 07/15/1986
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: PIT: 2004-99 overall
CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: 2 (4 times), 10/12/10 at OTT
Assists: 2 (5 times), 1/5/10 vs. ATL
Points: 3 (2 times), 3/12/08 vs. BUF (1+2)
SOG: 7 (1 time), 11/29/08 at NJ
PIM: 12 (1 time), 12/18/07 at NYR
Speedy, energetic winger plays at a fast and explosive pace.

Nickname - “TK”

Played 4 NHL seasons, all with Pittsburgh.

Won Stanley Cup title with Pittsburgh in 2009, scoring clutch game-winning goal in Game 6 of the Final series against Detroit. During the ‘09 postseason he tallied 3 game-winners overall.

Has recorded double digits in goals every season, and topped 20 for 1st time
in 2010-11.

Set career highs in 2010-11 in several categories: games played (80); goals (21); assists (24); points (45); and power-play goals (7).

Scored 1st Penguins goal at CONSOL Energy Center 44 seconds into 3rd period Oct. 7, 2010 vs. Philadelphia.

Tallied his 100th career NHL point with an assist vs. Detroit on Jan. 18, 2011.

Scored 1st career goal against NY Islanders Nov. 3, 2007 but had to wait for
video replay to confirm.

Made NHL debut Oct. 27, 2007 vs. Montreal at 21 years old.

Selected to play in YoungStars game at NHL All-Star Weekend in 2008, but
could not play due to an illness.

Recorded 1st career playoff point with an assist in Game 3 vs. Ottawa on
April 14, 2008.

Played 4 seasons with hometown junior team Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
from 2002-06.

Led Greyhounds in scoring as 19-year-old in 2005-06.

Named Greyhounds rookie of the year in 2003.

Fishing is favorite sport besides hockey.

Signed through 2012-13 season.