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Kevin Porter | Center | #11

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
College: Michigan
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 4 (119) / ARI

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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. Mar 4 - 1:50 PM

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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.
Mar 3 - 10:44 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

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Kevin Porter to a one-year/two-way contract.

Porter will receive $575,000 in the NHL and $250,000 while in the AHL. He had 16 goals and 39 points in 76 games with Detroit's farm club in Grand Rapids of the AHL.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 04:01:00 PM

Detroit has signed Kevin Porter to a two-way contract.

He split the 2013-14 campaign between the Buffalo Sabres and the Rochester Americans of the AHL. The Detroit-native picked up 19 goals and 36 points in 50 games last year in the minors.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 03:44:00 PM

Kevin Porter will report to AHL Rochester.

Porter has an assist in 12 games with the Sabres. The 27-year-old forward has 206 career NHL contests under his belt and is an offensive force in the minors. However, he's not expected to ever have much, if any, fantasy value in standard leagues.
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 04:31:00 PM

Kevin Porter has a lower-body injury.

Porter was on the ice with the Sabres on Friday, but he was wearing a non-contact jersey. He has an assist in 12 games this season.
Fri, Jan 17, 2014 04:43:00 PM

Kevin Porter has been called up by the Buffalo Sabres.

Porter has six goals and 10 points in 13 AHL games in 2013-14. He also has played in nine games with Buffalo, but he has no points and a minus-six rating in those contests.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 02:09:00 PM

Kevin Porter has successfully cleared waivers.

The Buffalo Sabres have sent Porter to the AHL so that they could activate Cody McCormick from the injured reserve list. Porter has no points and a minus-six rating in nine contests in 2013-14.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 12:54:00 PM

Kevin Porter was placed on waivers Thursday.

If he clears then he's expected to be assigned to AHL Rochester. Ville Leino and Cody McCormick are close to returning to action from their injuries, so the Sabres needed to free up a roster spot. In nine games this year, Porter has no points, three shots and a minus-6 rating.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 08:10:00 AM

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