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Kevin Shattenkirk | Defenseman | #22

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 202
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (14) / COL
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The Blues are changing their system this season and mobile blueliners like Kevin Shattenkirk, Colton Parayko and Alex Pietrangelo could be the beneficiaries.
St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock is going to let his blueliners jump up into the play more than they have in the past. This aggresive system in the netural zone could result in more even-strength points for the likes of Shattenkirk, Parayko and Pietrangelo. Just something to keep in mind on draft day. Sep 25 - 11:30 AM

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Kevin Shattenkirk understands that the trade rumors probably won't go away, but he is prepared to play for the Blues in 2016-17.

"This is something that I think is going to go on all year, it's always a story that people are going to run with," Shattenkirk said. "But for me, I can only control what I do on the ice and if I’m giving 100 percent out there, whatever happens, happens. I can control it to a certain point, but if something is going to go down, it's going to go down." He thought he was going to get moved at the NHL Draft this past June, but that didn't happen. Shattenkirk knows this could be his last season with the Blues, as he can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
Sep 20 - 11:24 AM

The price to acquire Kevin Shattenkirk is very high, according to Bruins GM Don Sweeney.

"The acquisition cost was extremely high, and rightfully so because they are difficult players to have and develop, and when you have them, you might as well maximize the asset in return," Sweeney said Friday night after the first round of the draft. The Oilers have been unwilling to meet the asking price as well. Blues GM Doug Armstrong won't give Shattenkirk away, so it wouldn't be surprising if the offensive defender is with St. Louis at the start of 2016-17.
Jun 25 - 5:15 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk is reportedly attracting plenty of interest in the trade market.

Boston and Edmonton have expressed interest in the Blues offensive defender, according to sources. The same source said that Philadelphia is expected to be looking at Shattenkirk as well. He is eligible for unrestricted free agency after the 2015-16 season and St. Louis is comfortable with entering the year with him on the roster if a trade doesn't materialize.
Jun 21 - 2:38 PM

Blues GM Doug Armstrong expects Kevin Shattenkirk to be with the team come September.

However, that doesn't mean that Shattenkirk definitely won't be traded. "It's a business decision, and Shatty's going to have to make one and we're going to have to make one," said Armstrong. "But he's a helluva a hockey player and he's a big part of our team." Shattenkirk has one year remaining on his contract and then he can become an unrestricted free agent.
Jun 1 - 3:59 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk knows the trade rumors probably won't go away, but he hopes to stay with the St. Louis Blues.

"It was a wild year with all the rumors going on, and it might plant the seed of doubt in your head," Shattenkirk said. "But that's not my decision. I'm happy to be coming back here next year. I have a year left and this is where I want to be next year. That's out of my hands unfortunately." Shattenkirk's four-year contract that comes with a salary-cap hit of $4.25 million will be completed after the 2016-17 season.
May 28 - 5:13 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk and the Blues are finding out quickly that the Sharks are a tough team to play against.

"They're a frustrating team to play against," Shattenkirk said. "They check you hard, they're very disciplined and their structure can frustrate you. I think that's what we do well, too, so we have to make sure that we get on the other side of that." The Sharks have outplayed the Blues in the first two games of the Western Conference Final, but the series is tied 1-1. Shattenkirk had an assist in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final and he has 11 points in 14 playoff matches.
May 18 - 9:19 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk had a pair of assists in Game 2's 4-3 overtime win versus Dallas.

Both of his helpers came on power-play goals, including the game winner by David Backes. Shattenkirk had two goals and seven points in nine playoff games. He has posted 0.66 postseason point-per-game average in the playoffs, which is currently third among active defensemen.
May 2 - 10:48 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk found the back of the net in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars in Game 1.

Shattenkirk's goal at the 11:32 mark of the third period tied the game at one. The 27-year-old has two goals and five points in eight postseason games. Colton Parayko and Patrik Berglund picked up the assists on St. Louis' only goal. Unfortunately for the Blues they had a breakdown in coverage in front of the net just a few minutes later and gave up the eventual game-winning goal to Radek Faksa. The Blues trail the best-of-seven series 1-0.
Apr 29 - 10:58 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk finished Game 6 with a minus-3 rating.

Shattenkirk played 21:34 in the loss. He had two shots on goal, three hits and three blocked shots in the game. The Blues are hosting Game 7 on Monday night, but the Blackhawks have all the momentum.
Apr 24 - 11:24 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk collected two assists in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Chicago.

He has four points in four postseason matches versus the Blackhawks along with a three-game point streak.
Apr 20 - 11:45 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk maintained his point-per-game pace with an assist during Sunday's 3-2 Game 3 win over Chicago.

Shattenkirk now boats a goal and three points through three games this postseason. He also picked up five hits and three blocks along with a pair of shots in the game. For his career in the playoffs, Shattenkirk now has 17 assists and 20 points in 31 games.
Apr 17 - 6:54 PM

Kevin Shattenkirk has recorded nine points in his last nine playoff games.

Shattenkirk's goal in Game 2 proved to be meaningless, as he scored with just a handful of seconds remaining in the game. It's still impressive to see him produce at a point-per-game pace over his last nine postseason outings. He should continue to lead the charge from the back end for St. Louis.
Apr 17 - 10:40 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk just continues to pick up the points.

The talented defender scored his 14 goal and 41st point of the season, marking him just four points shy of matching his career high in points in a season. It'll be interesting to see if he can at least match it.
Apr 2 - 12:08 AM

Kevin Shattenkirk scored a goal in the St. Louis Blues 7-4 defeat at the hands of the Calgary Flames on Monday night.

It was Shattenkirk's thirteenth goal of the year, giving him a total of thirty-eight points in sixty-one games played this season. He has five points in his past five games.
Mar 15 - 12:54 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Kyle Brodziak
4Ivan Barbashev
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
5Magnus Paajarvi
6Landon Ferraro
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Patrik Berglund
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Colton Parayko
5Joel Edmundson
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton