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Keith Kinkaid | Goalie

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
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Keith Kinkaid is close to returning to action following a groin injury a week ago.
Kinkaid was worried the injury was a lot more serious than it turned out to be. "I was really worried," Kinkaid said. "It's felt better every day. The MRI was good. It just takes time. It hasn't even been a week yet and I feel pretty good. The push was fine and the split was fine. Then I guess my weight eventually fell down and I felt a little tweak," Kinkaid said when explaining what happened. "I didn't feel comfortable to finish and put the team at risk. I don't know if I could have played at my full potential there and we needed those two points. If I wasn't feeling up to it, I didn't want to hurt them." Kinkaid is 3-4-3 with a 2.59 GAA and a .915 save percentage in limited time as Cory Schneider's backup. Feb 28 - 8:14 AM

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Keith Kinkaid (groin) was on the ice Friday morning.

Kinkaid appears to be close to returning, but he's not expected to dress for Friday's game. He has a 2.59 GAA and .915 save percentage in 12 games in 2014-15.
Feb 27 - 11:22 AM

Keith Kinkaid (lower body) will miss Monday's game against Arizona.

Kinkaid was hurt during Saturday's contest. He had an MRI on Sunday which didn't reveal anything, so he should be considered day-to-day at this time.
Feb 23 - 11:05 AM

Keith Kinkaid suffered a lower body injury Saturday but appears to be okay.

The Devils will not need to recall a netminder according to GM Lou Lamoriello. "[Kinkaid] felt something in the lower part of his leg, but right now he's OK," Lamoriello said. "It was Keith's decision on whether or not he felt he needed to come out. He wasn't sure, so you don't take a chance." Kinkaid picked up his third win of the season on Saturday and now has a 2.59 GAA and a .915 save percentage in 12 games this season as Cory Schneider's backup.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 22 - 8:00 AM

Keith Kinkaid suffered an undisclosed injury in Saturday’s game.

Cory Schneider has entered the game against the Hurricanes. Kinkaid made 17 saves before departing in the second period. He needed to be helped off the ice with the team trainer, with what appeared to be an injury to his leg.
Feb 21 - 8:37 PM

Keith Kinkaid will get the start in goal on Saturday for New Jersey as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kinkaid gets only the occasional start as the Devils usually rely on Cory Schneider between the pipes, but with New Jersey playing the second game of a back-to-back, Schneider will get the night off and Kinkaid will get the call. Kinkaid is 2-4-3 with a 2.76 GAA and a .910 save percentage. Put Kinkaid in your lineup if you normally would.
Feb 21 - 7:48 AM

Keith Kinkaid played quite well on Saturday despite giving up six goals on 44 shots.

One of Kinkaid's saves was a shot to his throat that caused some concern before the netminder continued. "Keith did everything he could today. I thought he was unbelievable," defenseman Adam Larsson said. "That's just a very dangerous team and they made us pay on our mistakes." Kinkaid is 2-4-3 this season with a 2.76 GAA and a .910 save percentage. Cory Schneider will continue to receive the vast majority of the games in goal but Kinkaid will receive an occasional start the rest of the way.
Feb 8 - 9:47 AM

Keith Kinkaid set away 38 shots in the Devils’ 6-2 loss to Montreal on Saturday night.

Bell Centre is one of the worst places to play for any team, let alone a rookie. Kinkaid was undone by three power-play goals for the Canadiens. He has a 2.76 goals-against average and .910 save percentage his season. He should continue to average about a start every 10 days or so.
Feb 7 - 10:46 PM

Keith Kinkaid will get the start in goal on Saturday when the Devils travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens.

Cory Schneider started on Friday against Toronto so Kinkaid will get the call on Saturday. Kinkaid is 2-3-3 this season with a 2.34 GAA and a .919 save percentage. Adjust your lineup if you need to.
Feb 7 - 8:03 AM

Devils General Manager and interim head coach Lou Lamoriello has been impressed with Keith Kinkaid's play.

Kinkaid turned aside 26 shots in Saturday's 3-1 win over Florida. "He’s played well without question every time he’s been in there," Lamoriello said. "It’s too bad we couldn’t get the shutout for him, but he played well. As I’ve said all along, our goaltending is something we feel very good about." Kinkaid doesn't play much because the Devils have Cory Schneider, but he is improving as a backup goaltender.
Feb 1 - 9:19 AM

Keith Kinkaid set away 26 shots in New Jersey’s 3-1 win over the Panthers on Saturday night.

Kinkaid hadn’t started in just over two weeks, but you wouldn’t have known as he was sharp throughout. He was 1:29 away from posting his first NHL shutout. He had given up 10 goals over his past two outings. Kinkaid has a 2.34 goals-against average and .919 save percentage this season. At least he's affording Cory Schneider some time to rest.
Jan 31 - 10:11 PM

Keith Kinkaid will face the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

Cory Schneider lost in overtime to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night, so it's Kinkaid's turn to tend the net. He is 1-3-3 through five starts and nine games this season, with 17 goals against on 195 shots.
Jan 30 - 10:14 PM

Keith Kinkaid allowed four goals on 25 shots during his 40-minute relief effort in Anaheim on Friday night.

Kinkaid replaced starter Cory Schneider to begin the second period with the score tied at one, but poor play by both Kinkaid and his Devils teammates at large conspired to create an embarrassing 5-1 loss. He falls to 1-3-3 with 17 goals against in 195 shots faced on the season.
Jan 17 - 12:51 AM

Keith Kinkaid began the second period in Anaheim in place of Cory Schneider on Friday night.

Kinkaid walks into a 1-1 tie for his ninth appearance of the season. In his eight previous appearances, including five starts, the rookie netminder has a 1-2-3 record with 13 goals against in 170 shots faced.
Jan 16 - 11:07 PM

Keith Kinkaid stopped 28 of 31 shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders.

Kinkaid has posted some decent numbers this season, but he doesn't get enough starts to be fantasy relevant. The 25-year-old rookie has given the Devils a capable backup option behind Cory Schneider. Kinkaid has a 1-2-3 record with a 2.16 goals-against-average and a .924 save percentage. He
Jan 9 - 10:35 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
5Scott Gomez
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
RW1Martin Havlat
2Michael Ryder
3Steve Bernier
4Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Adam Larsson
4Marek Zidlicky
5Bryce Salvador
6Eric Gelinas
7Peter Harrold
8Mark Fraser
9Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Scott Clemmensen
3Keith Kinkaid