Kevyn Adams
Kevyn Adams
Number: 17
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Oct 8, 1974
Birthplace: Washington, DC, United States
Acquired: From Phoenix for Radim Vrbata on August 11, 2007.
Drafted: BOS / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (25th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS (current through 2006-07 season)

High Goal Game:
3 (2X), last on Dec. 6, 2005 at ANA
High Assist Game: 2 (5X), last on March 13, 2004 at TB
High Point Game: 3 (2X), last on Dec. 6, 2005 at ANA
First NHL Game: Oct. 1, 1997 vs. WSH
First NHL Goal: Jan. 3, 2000 vs. BUF (Roloson)
First NHL Assist/Point: Dec. 20, 1999 at FLA


2006-07: Started the season with Carolina, tallying 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) and 17 penalty minutes … Notched a shorthanded goal vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 11 … Finished the season with Phoenix, recording 1 goal and 7 assists for 8 points and 8 penalty minutes … Registered 4 shots on goal and 11:58 in his Coyotes debut, a 5-2 win at Dallas on Jan. 9 … Collected his first point as a Coyote with an assist at San Jose on Jan. 18 … Missed 8 games with a wrist injury, Jan. 26 - Feb. 7 … Picked up an assist while playing in his 500th career NHL game on March 10 vs. Chicago … Recorded his first goal in a Coyotes uniform vs. Colorado on March 29 … Recorded 1 goal and 7 assists for 8 points in 33 games with the Coyotes.

2005-06: Was an Alternate Captain for the Hurricanes … Established career-highs in goals (15) and points (23) while playing in all 82 games for Carolina ... Earned his 100th career NHL point with an assist vs. Philadelphia on Oct. 28 … Played his 200th game with the Hurricanes at Ottawa on Nov. 15 ... Scored his first career NHL hat trick and was +3 vs. New York Rangers on Nov. 17 ... Became the first player since Alexei Kovalev, Nov. 13-14, 2001, to score his first 6 goals of the season with 2 hat tricks ... Earned his second hat trick of his NHL career and of the season with two even-strength goals and a shorthanded goal at Anaheim on Dec. 6 ... Played his 400th NHL game vs. Philadelphia on Dec. 29 ... Scored an empty-net goal, fired a game-high 9 shots on net and was +3 vs. Atlanta on Jan. 28 ... Scored his seventh shorthanded goal as a Hurricane at Washington on April 7 ... Completed his fourth NHL playoff season and second with Carolina, playing in all 25 games, averaging 11:43 in ice time per game to capture his first Stanley Cup.

2004-05: Played 9 games with DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf of the German League, totaling 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) and 4 penalty minutes.

2003-04: Was selected for the Hurricanes' "Good Guy Award" for the second consecutive season by the North Carolina Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association ... Tied for second in the NHL in shorthanded goals (5) ... Missed 8 games due to a left knee injury from Jan. 29 - Feb. 2 … Played in his 300th NHL game at Tampa Bay on Nov. 1 … Returned to the lineup at Toronto on Feb. 23 ... Scored the shorthanded overtime game-winner with less than a second remaining at Atlanta on March 5, to break the franchise record for shorthanded goals in a season with his fifth.

2002-03: Finished the season tied for 26th in the league in face off percentage (53.0%) ... Voted by his teammates the winner of the Steve Chiasson Award, the award given annually to the Hurricanes player that best exemplifies the qualities of determination and dedication while proving to be an inspiration to his teammates through his performance and approach to the game ... Tallied a career-high of 19 penalty minutes at Tampa Bay on Oct. 12 … Scored his first goal of the season at New York Islanders on Oct. 22 ... Played his 100th game with the Hurricanes vs. Boston on March 4.

2001-02: Played in all 23 playoff games for Carolina … Served as alternate captain along with Valeri Bure for Florida's first 5 games of the season ... Recorded his first goal of the season vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 7 ... Acquired by Carolina on Jan. 16 from the Florida Panthers ... Made his Hurricanes debut vs. Montreal on Jan. 17 ... Earned his first Hurricane point with an assist at New Jersey on Jan. 19 ... Scored his first Hurricane goal at Boston on Feb. 28... Earned a pair of assists for his first multi-point game as a Hurricane vs. Philadelphia on March 28.

2000-01: Established a career-high in assists with 18, while splitting the season between Columbus and Florida ... Finished 14th in the league in face off-winning percentage (55.9%)... Notched his first NHL multiple-goal game with 2 at Calgary on Oct. 12, including the first game-winning goal in Blue Jackets history ... Played in his 100th NHL game vs. Colorado on Jan. 10 ... Made his Florida Panthers debut vs. Edmonton on March 14 ... Notched his first point as a Panther with an assist at Montreal on March 20 ... Scored his first 2 goals with Florida at Toronto on March 21, including the game-winning goal.

1999-2000: Totaled 13 points (5 goals, 8 assists) in 52 games with Toronto ... Led all NHL rookies in face off-winning percentage (56.45%)... Notched his first regular-season NHL point with an assist at Florida on Dec. 20 ... Scored his first NHL goal (Roloson) vs. Buffalo on Jan. 3 ... Recorded his first multi-point game vs. Washington on Jan. 22 ... Began the year with St. John's (AHL) and had 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists) in 23 games prior to being recalled to Toronto.

1998-99: Spent the majority of the season in St. John's (AHL) and was third on the team in scoring with 50 points (15 goals, 35 assists) in a team-high of 80 games ... Recalled by Toronto on March 21 and played his lone NHL regular season game the next night vs. Philadelphia ... Recalled on May 3 and appeared in 7 Stanley Cup playoff games, tallying 2 points (2 assists)... Earned his first NHL point with an assist in his NHL playoff debut vs. Pittsburgh in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on May 15 ... Recorded his only other point of the playoffs with an assist in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Buffalo on May 29.

1997-98: Began the season in Toronto and played his first NHL game in the Maple Leafs' season opener against Washington ... Did not record a point in Toronto but totaled 7 penalty minutes including a fighting major vs. Calgary on Oct. 25 ... Assigned to St. John's (AHL) on Nov. 2 and finished fifth in scoring on the squad, totaling 37 points (17 goals, 20 assists) in 59 games.

1996-97: Played his first season of professional hockey with Grand Rapids (IHL)... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 47 points (22 goals, 25 assists)... Was one of only three players on the team to play in all 82 games.

1993-96: Played 4 seasons for Miami (Ohio) University.. Named to the Second-Team All-CCHA selection as a junior ... Helped the Red Hawks capture the regular-season CCHA title as a freshman.


Kevyn and his wife, Stacey, have three kids, two daughters; Emerson and Paulina and a son, Jackson..His first and only non-hockey job was dunking fries at a Char-Pit ... His biggest hockey influence was Pat LaFontaine .. Works with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Jimmy V Foundation and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in North Carolina ... Favorite books are The Da Vinci Code and The Catcher in the Rye.