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Kevin Shattenkirk | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 207
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Kevin Shattenkirk picked up his fifth goal of the season on the power play Thursday night, but the Kings stormed back to win 6-4.
Shattenkirk's tally gave the Blues a 3-0 lead with four minutes left in the third, however the Kings would outscore the Blues 6-1 over the next 36:06 of play. He also had one hit, three blocks, and seven PIMs including a fight with Justin Williams. Dec 19 - 2:44 AM

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Kevin Shattenkirk's one-goal, two assist game helped fuel the St. Louis Blues' come-from-behind 6-4 win against the New York Islanders.

Shattenkirk filled the stat sheet with eight SOG, six blocked shots and one hit. Paul Stastny (two goals) and Joakim Lindstrom (three assists) made big impacts, as well.
Dec 6 - 4:24 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk scored his first goal of the season on Thursday night, but it was the only marker St. Louis could muster in a 4-1 loss to Vancouver.

Shattenkirk now has six points in as many games this season to go along with four penalty minutes and a plus-one rating. the 25-year-old exceeded 23 minutes of ice time in the loss.
Oct 23 - 11:12 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk says that last year’s first round playoff loss to the Chicago Blackhawks was a wakeup call for the Blues.

"I think last year really woke us all up as players," said Shattenkirk. "When we lost to Chicago, we felt like it was really on our shoulders. Everything was put into place for us to do well and to succeed, and we didn’t perform as players. We didn’t get it done." With a strong young core and the addition of Paul Stastny, the Blues should have another strong season ahead of them.
Oct 5 - 10:09 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk believes the "last few seasons have been a learning process" for the St. Louis Blues.

"We know have the pieces in place to be successful," he said. "It's just a question of us going out there and doing it." Shattenkirk praised the chemistry and camaraderie that the team shares and he feels that the team's off-season acquisitions will experience it quickly as well. The Blues were bounced from the 2014 playoffs in the first round by a tough Chicago team, but they remain top contenders going into this season.
Aug 13 - 1:14 PM

Coming up short in the 2014 playoffs hit Kevin Shattenkirk harder than the Blues' 2013 defeat.

"Not that we made excuses last year, but we took steps last year I think and this year we took steps backwards," Shattenkirk said. "For guys like us to be in that same position, if we're going to learn from it, we're going to have to change and do something about it ... win two more games and win the series, close the series out and we didn't do it. It's disappointing and it falls on our shoulders." St. Louis has now lost in the first round in back-to-back years despite their talent. The good news is that the Blues are young enough that their window of opportunity to seriously compete for the Stanley Cup isn't fading yet.
Apr 30 - 5:54 PM

Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk was held without a point Monday as the Blues dropped a 2-0 decision to Chicago in Game 3 of their opening round playoff series.

Shattenkirk had recorded points in each of the Blues' first two games, but the streak came to an end with the shutout posted by the Hawks on this night. The blueliner did manage to fire three shots on goal despite the losing effort.
Apr 21 - 11:57 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk propelled the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 overtime victory over Chicago in Game 2 on Saturday.

He registered a goal and two assists in the match. Shattenkirk played 27 minutes in the contest and 11:13 of that ice time came on the power play. Barret Jackman netted the game-winning 5:50 into the extra session, while Vladimir Tarasenko and Chris Porter also scored for the Blues in the win. Vladimir Sobotka picked up two helpers in the contest.
Apr 19 - 6:59 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk had two assists in the Blues' 4-2 loss to Dallas on Saturday.

Shattenkirk established a new career-high with 44 points in 73 games. Not counting the shortened campaign, he has recorded at least 40 points in each of his first three seasons.
Mar 30 - 10:57 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk pinched five times in Toronto on Tuesday night, according to coach Ken Hitchcock.

Hitchcock said every time Shattenkirk kept the play alive it created a scoring chance and no odd-man rushes. "The way (Shattenkirk and Carlo Colaiacovo) pass as a pair, it makes a pretty dynamic pairing that allows that pair to hang on offense longer without risk," the Blues bench boss said. "That's helping us a lot." Shattenkirk has nine goals and 42 points in 71 games this season.
Mar 27 - 5:46 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk picked up an assist in St. Louis' 2-1 win Saturday.

Shattenkirk is having a great season, but he's been cold lately with just two points in his last 12 games. Given how talented he is, we think Shattenkirk will start to turn things around soon.
Mar 9 - 10:54 AM

The scale and importance of playing in the Winter Olympics is something that hasn't set in yet for Kevin Shattenkirk.

"It's going to be great," Shattenkirk said. "I don't think I've fully come to grips yet with how big the stage is or how many people will be watching the games. That part of it is so cool. You're part of this much bigger thing. It's something I'm going to be able to talk about for the rest of my life." The 25-year-old is among the top-10 scorers in the NHL among defensemen this season with 36 points (eight goals, 28 assists) in 56 games.
Feb 12 - 5:56 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk registered his eighth goal of the season in Thursday's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers.

The member of the U.S. Olympic team's goal stood up as the game-winner in this defensive battle. Alexander Steen also found the back of the net for the Blues in the win while David Backes drew a pair of helpers.
Jan 23 - 10:19 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk is among the league leaders among defensemen in power-play points this season.

Shattenkirk will enter Monday's action tied with Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien and Chicago's Duncan Keith with 17 power-play points. They are just behind NHL leader Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators, who has 19.
Jan 13 - 12:38 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk had two assists in St. Louis' 6-2 win over Columbus.

Shattenkirk has recorded at least a point in eight of his last nine contests. He has six goals and 31 points in 40 games in 2013-14.
Jan 5 - 10:45 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3David Backes
4Patrik Berglund
5Maxim Lapierre
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Joakim Lindstrom
4Magnus Paajarvi
5Steve Ott
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2T.J. Oshie
3Chris Porter
4Dmitrij Jaskin
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Chris Butler
6Barret Jackman
7Ian Cole
G1Jake Allen
2Martin Brodeur
3Brian Elliott