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Kevin Porter | Center | #12

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
College: Michigan
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 4 (119) / ARI

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Kevin Porter has been assigned to the minors.
Porter was listed as a healthy scratch for Saturday's regular-season finale versus Florida. He didn't see any NHL action with the Sabres this year. Apr 8 - 11:20 AM

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Buffalo has brought up Kevin Porter from the AHL.

Porter has 16 goals and 40 points in 64 contests for Rochester this year. He hasn't played in the NHL since 2016-17 when he skated in two contests with Pittsburgh.
Apr 3 - 2:22 PM

Kevin Porter has been sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Porter was summoned on Saturday to play in two games with Pittsburgh before being returned to the AHL. The 31-year-old has 29 goals and 58 points in 249 career NHL contests.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 10:34:00 AM

Kevin Porter was summoned up by Pittsburgh on Saturday.

The 31-year-old has posted 29 goals and 58 points in 247 career NHL games. He has 11 goals and 46 points in 67 games with the baby Penguins this season.
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 02:26:00 PM

Kevin Porter has cleared waivers and will likely start the season in the minors.

The Penguins are dealing with plenty of injuries so it's possible that Porter will be recalled before the start of the season. The center had only three assists in 41 games with Pittsburgh last season so if you are thinking of drafting him, take up another sport.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 10:09:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have waived Kevin Porter.

Porter will presumably begin the 2016-17 campaign in the minors if he goes unclaimed. He had three assists in 41 games with Pittsburgh last season.
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 01:49:00 PM

Kevin Porter has signed a one-year, two-way deal with Pittsburgh.

He will earn $575,000 if he plays in the NHL. Porter contributed three assists in 41 outings with the Penguins last season.
Mon, Jun 20, 2016 12:19:00 PM

Kevin Porter has undergone ankle surgery.

Porter was hurt when he took an awkward spill during the first period of Thursday's contest. He will likely be out for about 12 weeks, which rules him out for the remainder of the regular season and makes it unlikely that he'll be available to return at some point during Pittsburgh's playoff run. He has three assists in 41 games this season.
Fri, Mar 4, 2016 01:50:00 PM

Kevin Porter suffered a lower body injury after taking an awkward spill during the first period of Thursday's match with the Rangers.

Porter got tangled up with Mats Zuccarello by the end boards and unfortunately slammed into the boards with his right leg extended. He struggled to put weight on the leg as he limped to the bench. Porter played just 3:19 and collected a hit.
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 10:44:00 PM

Pittsburgh has brought up Kevin Porter from the AHL.

He has nine points in 16 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this year and one assist in eight outings with Pittsburgh.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 05:44:00 PM

Kevin Porter has been sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Porter has an assist in eight games with Pittsburgh this season. The 29-year-old has participated in 214 career NHL games.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 11:39:00 AM

Kevin Porter did dress for the Penguins against the Capitals on Wednesday night.

Sergei Plotnikov was removed to make room for Porter.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 08:18:00 PM

Kevin Porter will be a scratch against the Washington Capitals Wednesday night.

Former Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche pivot spent the season with Grand Rapids in 2014-15 scoring 16 goals in 76 games. He was scratched in the regular season debut and played six straight before sitting out Pittsburgh's previous game against Nashville.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 07:30:00 PM

Kevin Porter was able to play in Thursday's game versus Dallas.

He didn't practice Wednesday after he suffered an undisclosed injury on Tuesday night. Porter had one shot and 9:20 of ice time against the Stars in his return to action.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 02:13:00 AM

Kevin Porter didn't participate in Wednesday's practice because of an undisclosed injury.

Porter was hurt in Tuesday's game against Florida and missed the session to undergo testing. The Penguins will see what his status is once they get the results.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 05:51:00 PM

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