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Kris Versteeg
Kris Versteeg
Left Wing  - CHI
(vuhr-STEEG)
Number: 23
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 183
Shoots: Right
Born: May 13, 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Lethbridge, AB, Canada
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Acquired: From FLA with P. Lefebvre for J. Hayes and D. Olsen on Nov. 14, 2013
Drafted: BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (134th overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHS

Goals: 1 (15x), last -- May 13, 2014 at MIN 

Assists: 2 (3x), last -- June 6, 2010 vs. PHI

Points: 3 (2x), last -- June 6, 2010 vs. PHI (1g, 2a)

Blackhawks Playoff Totals: 53 GP, 11-18-29, -8

 

2014 PLAYOFFS

Home: 7 GP, 0-0-0, -4

Road: 7 GP, 1-2-3, -3

 

2014 PLAYOFF NOTES: Earned assists in each of the first two games vs. STL (2a) ... Tallied one assist in a career-high 29:01 of ice time on April 17 at STL



Playoffs: Collected his first career Stanley Cup Playoff points, racking up a goal and two assists in the second period on April 22 at Calgary (Game 4) ... Netted two points (G, A) on April 25 in Game 5 ... Matched a postseason-high with two assists in Chicago's conference quarterfinals series clincher on April 27 in Game 6 ... Paced Chicago with seven points (2G, 5A) during the quarterfinals, all of which were tallied in a four-game streak from April 22 to 30 ... Tied a playoff-best four-game point streak from May 9 to 19, collecting two goals and two assists during that span.

Regular Season: Selected as a finalist for the 2009 Calder Trophy ... Paced NHL rookies with 31 assists, ranked second with 53 points and fourth with 22 goals in 78 games this season ... Finished fourth on the Blackhawks in points and fifth in goals ... Paced the Blackhawks and tied a franchise record by a rookie with four short-handed goals (Billy Gardner in 1981-82) ... Led the club and tied for third in the NHL with seven short-handed points ... Ranked third on the club with a 15.8 shooting percentage ... Notched 13 multiple-point performances, which includes two with three points ... Tallied two assists and three points on both Nov. 20 at Dallas and Dec. 28 at Minnesota ... Racked up a team season-high 27 penalty minutes on Dec. 7 against Phoenix ... Tallied three game-winning goals, which includes being one of three NHL rookies to post an overtime winner (April 5 at Columbus) ... Registered two three-game goal streaks (Jan. 1 to 6 and March 11 to 17) ... Named to the NHL's YoungStars Game on Jan. 24 at the Bell Centre in Montreal but did not play in the contest due to injury ... Tallied three game-winning goals, which includes being one of three NHL rookies to post an overtime winner (April 5 at Columbus) ... Potted a career high two goals on Nov. 16 against San Jose ... Tallied two season-high five-game point streaks (Oct. 15 to 25 and Nov. 14 to 22) ... Recorded the first-ever goal at Wrigley Field when he dented the net 3:24 into the Winter Classic on Jan. 1 against Detroit before finishing with two points (G, A) ... Missed three games due to injury (Jan. 28, Jan. 29 and April 11) and one due to suspension (Dec. 10) ... Netted his first goal of the season 26 seconds into Chicago's second game of the season on Oct. 11 in Washington