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Keith Kinkaid | Goalie

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
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Keith Kinkaid has agreed to a two-year contract extension with New Jersey worth $1.45 million.
The one-way deal will earn Kinkaid $700,000 and $750,000. He had a 6-5-4 record with a .915 save percentage and a 2.59 goals-against average in 19 appearances this past year. He doesn't have any fantasy value behind workhorse netminder Cory Schneider. Apr 13 - 3:22 PM

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Keith Kinkaid is happy with how his rookie season has gone.

Although Kinkaid lost to Tampa Bay in what was likely his final start of 2014-15, he has a 2.59 GAA and .915 save percentage in 19 games. "It's not the way I wanted to end it," Kinkaid said, "but definitely a good start (to his NHL career) so far. Hopefully, being here next year at the start would help a little bit, too. Get a few early in the year and whatnot and just help the team out in the best way possible." Look for him to continue to serve as Cory Schneider's understudy in 2015-16. While he should be solid in that role, Kinkaid won't get much more ice time next season unless Schneider runs into injury problems.
Apr 10 - 10:51 AM

Keith Kinkaid made 27 stops on 31 shots but the Devils fell 4-3 in overtime to the Bolts on Thursday night.

Kinkaid falls to 6-5-4 this season with a .915 save percentage and 2.59 goals against average. He provided solid relief to Cory Schneider, but the team in front has not given their goaltenders much help.
Apr 10 - 1:03 AM

Keith Kinkaid will get the start in Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The 25-year-old goaltender is an average backup goaltender but he has collected wins in four of his last five decisions. Kinkaid has an overall record of 6-5-3 with a 2.50 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage in 18 games this season. He made 26 saves in a win over Tampa in December.
Apr 9 - 5:59 PM

Keith Kinkaid made 31 saves on 33 shots to earn a 3-2 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens Friday night in New Jersey.

Kinkaid gave a rare break to Corey Schneider Friday night and was lights out stopping all but two shots including both shootout attempts he faced. The win brings his season record to 6-5-3 and this may have been his last start of the 2014-2015 season.
Apr 3 - 10:03 PM

Keith Kinkaid will play between the pipes on Friday.

Kinkaid has a 2.47 GAA and .918 save percentage in 16 games this season. This will probably be his final start of the 2014-15 campaign, although that's not set in stone.
Apr 3 - 11:02 AM

Keith Kinkaid allowed three goals on 32 shots in the Devils’ 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Kinkaid was seeing his first action since March 20 when he gave up a goal in a win against the Sabres. He has a 2.47 goals-against average and .918 save percentage this season. New Jersey has its goaltending situation figured out; now comes the scoring part.
Mar 28 - 9:38 PM

Keith Kinkaid will get a rare start on Saturday.

Kinkaid is 5-4-3 with a 2.42 GAA and a .919 save percentage and will be making his 11th start of the season. Just an FYI in case you were looking to make a goaltending switch today.
Mar 28 - 9:31 AM

Keith Kinkaid picked up his first career road victory in Friday's 3-1 win against Buffalo.

"It would have been better with the shutout, but I'm just happy we got the win," said Kinkaid. "Now, we've got to keep going here and finish the season strong." He allowed Buffalo's only goal on a power play with just 8:19 left in the third. Kinkaid also shook off a collision with teammate Michael Ryder in the match.
Mar 21 - 8:13 AM

Keith Kinkaid stopped 28 of 29 shots in Friday's 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Kindkaid was perfect through two and half periods of action but he was eventually beat by Sabres' forward Matt Moulson at the 11:41 mark of the third period. The 25-year-old has been good in a limited role with the Devils this year. Kinkaid has won three consecutive decisions and four of his last five. With Cory Schneider playing so many games, don't expect Kinkaid to get many starts in the short or distant future. Kinkaid's record now improves to 5-4-3 and he has a 2.42 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage.
Mar 20 - 9:48 PM

Keith Kinkaid will get the nod for Friday's game at Buffalo.

Kindkaid's last start came on Mar. 8 in a 5-2 win over Philadelphia. The Devils will go back to Cory Schneider on Saturday when the New York Islanders visit. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Mar 19 - 12:03 PM

Backup goalie Keith Kinkaid was solid Sunday in the New Jersey Devils' 5-2 rout of the visiting Philadelphia Flyers.

Getting a rare start in place of New Jersey's workhorse goalie Cory Schneider, Kinkaid kicked aside 25 Philly shots. He evened his record at 4-4-3 and improved his goals-against average to 2.54. His save percentage is .916. He still has a way to go before you can deem him worthy of fantasy play. And keep in mind he's not going to get many starts with Schneider around.
Mar 8 - 9:01 PM

Keith Kinkaid will get the start against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night.

Through 13 career appearances and eight starts, all but one coming this season, Kinkaid has put together a 3-4-3 record with 24 goals against on just 234 shots. He also has five Quality Starts with no Really Bad Starts. Kinkaid has yet to face the Flyers during his young career.
Mar 8 - 4:45 PM

Keith Kinkaid (groin) is ready to rejoin the Devils' lineup.

New Jersey has already taken the step of sending third-string goaltender Scott Clemmensen to the minors. Kinkaid has a 2.59 GAA and .915 save percentage in 12 contests in 2014-15.
Mar 2 - 10:29 AM

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Jacob Josefson
4Pavel Zacha
LW1Adam Henrique
2Michael Cammalleri
3Tuomo Ruutu
4Reid Boucher
5Ryane Clowe
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Stephen Gionta
3Sergey Kalinin
4Jordin Tootoo
5Mike Sislo
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Adam Larsson
4John Moore
5Eric Gelinas
6Jonathon Merrill
7Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid