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Kevin Connauton | Defenseman | #44

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
College: Western Michigan
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (83) / VAN

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Kevin Connauton opened the scoring midway through the first period with his fifth goal of the season Tuesday at San Jose.
Connauton finished with a plus-1 rating and four hits over his 14:38 of ice time. He has managed just five goals and 12 points this season, but four goals and six points with a plus-5 rating have come in the month of February over his past seven outings. If you're desperate for rearguard help in deeper fantasy pools, he is worth a look while running hot. He is particularly attractive as a low-cost DFS option right now. Feb 14 - 2:44 AM

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Kevin Connauton registered an assist in a 6-1 win against Chicago Monday night.

Connauton has only been held off the scoresheet in one of his last four games. It's a rare offensive outburst for the blueliner that has four goals and 11 points in 48 contests this season.
Feb 13 - 6:01 AM

Kevin Connauton has been an offensive threat of late.

Connauton was held off the scoresheet on Saturday but the defenseman had three goals in the previous four contests after scoring only once in 42 games to start the season. He has 10 points in 47 games this season. "I think in the last three of four weeks, he’s strung some consistent games together," coach Rick Tocchet said. "If he can do that, he can become a really good regular in the league. But it takes a lot of hard work. It takes a lot of smarts and it takes a lot of passion. He has that in his game and in his mentality, but he just needs to be more consistent."
Feb 11 - 6:41 AM

Kevin Connauton scored a goal and registered an assist in a 4-3 overtime win against Minnesota on Thursday.

Connauton has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. It's been a rare hot streak for him as he still has just four goals and 10 points in 46 contests.
Feb 9 - 10:27 AM

Kevin Connauton scored the Arizona Coyotes' lone goal in a 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

Connauton scored his second of the year on Thursday, but it was the only goal Arizona scored on Thursday night. The former Star has two goals and seven points in 43 games played.
Feb 2 - 12:06 AM

Kevin Connauton will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

The blue liner has one goal and five assists in 41 games this season. It's the second time in three games that Connauton will be made a healthy scratch. Josh Archibald and Freddie Hamilton will also watch the game from the press box.
Jan 20 - 8:06 PM

Kevin Connauton (lower body) has been cleared to return to action.

Connauton hasn't played since Oct. 10 because of a lower-body injury. He will be available for Tuesday's match against Dallas.
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 04:08:00 PM

Kevin Connauton won't play for the Arizona Coyotes Saturday against the Boston Bruins.

Connauton missed Thursday night's game with a lower-body injury and that same injury is keeping him out of Saturday's contest against Boston. He has one goal in three games this year.
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 09:28:00 PM

Kevin Connauton (lower body) has been ruled out for Thursday's game.

Connauton was hurt during Tuesday's contest. Look for Adam Clendening to draw into the lineup as a result of Connauton's absence.
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 02:13:00 PM

Kevin Connauton sustained a lower-body injury during Tuesday's game.

Connauton stayed off the ice during Wednesday's practice due to the ailment. He has a goal in three games this season.
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 09:44:00 AM

Kevin Connauton posted a goal on his only shot of Tuesday's game at Vegas while adding a blocked shot and a pair of hits.

Connauton has managed just 15 goals over his first 189 NHL games, so don't expect many more lamp lightings during the season. He dished out 48 hits over 24 NHL games last season and that's the area he helps fantasy owners the most.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 03:17:00 AM

Kevin Connauton is expected to return Sunday night against the Kings after missing the last 15 games due to an upper body injury.

Through just 20 games this season he has an assist with eight PIMs, 15 blocks and 40 hits.
Sun, Apr 2, 2017 06:03:00 PM

Kevin Connauton (upper body) is considered week-to-week.

Connauton sustained the injury during the second period of Thursday's game. There's not a lot of time left in the season, so it's clear if there's a chance that he'll miss what's left of 2016-17.
Fri, Mar 3, 2017 01:03:00 PM

Kevin Connauton sustained an upper-body injury during the second period of Thursday's game.

Connauton was smashed into the boards by Buffalo's Marcus Foligno. Connauton is regarded as day-to-day for now.
Fri, Mar 3, 2017 04:11:00 AM

The Arizona Coyotes decision to trade Michael Stone will likely result in Kevin Connauton playing regularly.

Connauton appeared in just his 17th game of the season on Monday. That being said, he logged just 10:44 minutes so even though he might play regularly, he probably won't be more than a third-pairing option.
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 04:09:00 AM

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