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Kevin Porter

28-Year-Old Center – Detroit Redwings

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Porter spend much of time in the minors last season, seeing only 12 games for Buffalo and scoring a point in the process. He is a depth center for Detroit and will likely start the season at AHL Grand Rapids.

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 191   DOB: 3/12/1986   BORN: Detroit, Michigan   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #119 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Red Wings in July of 2014.

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Detroit waived Porter on Sunday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2008-09 22 34 5 5 10 -2 4 39 12.8 2 0 13:38 1 1 2 1:48 37 13
2009-10 23 20 2 1 3 -3 0 21 9.5 0 1 12:03 0 0 0 0:25 14 10
2010-11 24 NHL COL 74 14 11 25 -11 27 102 13.7 3 0 13:49 1 1 2 1:38 126 29
2011-12 25 NHL COL 35 4 3 7 -2 17 32 12.5 0 0 9:11 0 0 0 0:29 36 8
2012-13 26 NHL BUF 31 4 5 9 -1 10 37 10.8 0 1 15:14 0 0 0 0:30 56 18
2013-14 27 NHL BUF 12 0 1 1 -5 2 3 0.0 0 0 11:38 0 0 0 0:03 24 4
2014-15 28 AHL GRA 14 3 4 7 -7 11 0 1

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2012-13 15:14 0:30
2013-14 11:38 0:03

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Kevin Porter 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Nov 22 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov 20 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov 18 at CLS Did Not Play
Nov 16 MON Did Not Play
Nov 14 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 9 TB Did Not Play
Nov 7 NJ Did Not Play
Nov 5 at NYR Did Not Play
Nov 4 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov 2 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 31 LA Did Not Play
Oct 29 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 25 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct 23 PIT Did Not Play
Oct 21 at MON Did Not Play
Oct 18 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 17 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 15 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 11 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 9 BOS Did Not Play

Kevin Porter: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Porter signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Red Wings on Tuesday, Brendan Savage of MLive.com reports.

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Porter (leg) was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Porter (leg) practiced with contact Monday morning, reports Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald.

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Porter (leg) skated in a red (non-contact) jersey with the Sabres on Friday, the team's official site reports.

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Porter (leg) is expected to miss at least another week.

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Porter (leg) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.

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Porter suffered a leg injury during Saturday's loss to Boston and is expected to miss some time, according to The Buffalo News.

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Porter has been recalled by the Sabres.

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Porter cleared waivers Friday, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.

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Porter has been waived by the Sabres, according to John Vogl of The Buffalo News.

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Porter scored a goal, his fourth of the season, against the Lightning on Sunday.

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Porter picked up his fifth assist of the season in Saturday's 1-0 win over the Flyers.

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2014-15

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2013-14

After earning a mid-season call up, Porter posted nine points in 31 games last season. All but two of those points came during a seven-game stretch in April, so he was otherwise ineffective on the score sheet. He doesn’t seem to fit any particular role at the NHL level, but will nevertheless have a nice opportunity to grab a bottom-six role again this season. Despite a promising 14-goal campaign in 2010-11 with the Avalanche, Porter should not be a player of interest for fantasy leaguers on draft day.

2012-13

Porter signed with the Sabres as a free agent in July, and could benefit from the change of scenery after struggling in Colorado last season. After potting 14 goals two seasons ago, he regressed to just four last year and has yet to find traction at the NHL level. He will have a chance to earn a role with the Sabres, but the uncertainty certainly isn't worth the risk on draft day.

2011-12

Porter, who re-signed with the Avalanche in July, had a decent year last season, establishing career highs in games (74), goals (14), assists (11) and points (25). Porter is a versatile forward with enough offensive ability that he can sub in on either of the Avs' top two lines if needed, as evidenced by the 1:37 he averaged playing on the team's second PP unit. However, if the Avs can stay healthy this season, Porter's role will likely be limited to that of third-line player, with occasional spot duty on a scoring line. He has limited fantasy appeal outside of very deep leagues.

2010-11

Porter was acquired from Phoenix last season in the Peter Mueller/Wojtek Wolski deal. Following the trade, Porter split time between Denver and Lake Erie of the AHL, but did see action in four postseason games in the Avs' first-round matchup against San Jose. Previously, Porter was a scoring star at the University of Michigan, but has been used primarily in a checking role since then. He will be expected to challenge for a spot on the Avs' fourth line this season.

2009-10

Porter, another Michigan Wolverine in the Phoenix organization, enters 2009-2010 as the Coyotes' fifth-ranked prospect on hockeysfuture.com. If Porter can win a starting position out of training camp, this could be a breakout season for the ex-Wolverine. He's perfectly suited for the fourth line, as he's a great two-way player, but he can also put the puck in the net.

2008-09

The Coyotes' fourth-round pick in 2004 has been learning his trade through the University of Michigan, where he had an outstanding collegiate career. The Hobey Baker Award winner had his best year in a collegiate sweater in 2007-2008 with 63 points (33G 30A) in 43 games. He skated with the Coyotes' AHL affiliate San Antonio Rampage towards the end of the 2007-2008 campaign and scored four assists in seven games. He has solid upside and could be the surprise of the Coyotes in 2008-2009.