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Slater Koekkoek

20-Year-Old Defenseman – Tampa Bay Lightning

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Koekkoek (pronounced coo-coo) has outstanding fantasy potential that is, if his injury history isn't a foreshadowing of an ugly future. He missed most of the 2011-12 season after shoulder surgery, but thought he had things "fixed." Nope. Part way through last year, it beca...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Shoulder    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2014
SHOOTS:    DOB: 2/18/1994
DRAFTED: No  

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Slater Koekkoek Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Lightning in march of 2013.

July 5, 2014  –  Slater Koekkoek News

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Koekkoek (shoulder) is at Tampa Bay's development camp this week, but is under no-contact status to protect his surgically repaired shoulders, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

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Slater Koekkoek: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Koekkoek has undergone season-ending surgery on his right shoulder, but will be ready for training camp in September, reports the Tampa Tribune. "In listening to the doctors, there's no reason Slater can't go on to have a good, long, healthy career," Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said of the big defender who has now undergone three shoulder surgeries.

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Koekkoek has suffered a season-ending shoulder injury and will require surgery, the Windsor Star's Jim Parker reports.

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Koekkoek (shoulder) has been reassigned to Windsor of the Ontario Hockey League. He was the Lightning's 10th overall pick in 2012.

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Koekkoek (shoulder) sat out the Lightning's recent prospect camp, but should be ready for training camp, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

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The Lightning signed Koekkoek (shoulder) to a three-year, entry level deal Wednesday.

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Koekkoek will require a second shoulder surgery that will keep him out four to six months, ending his season, the Denver Post reports.

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Koekkoek sustained a minor shoulder injury in a preseason game Thursday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Koekkoek was drafted by the Lightning with the 10th pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

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2012-13

The skys the limit for this offensive defender. That is, if hes healthy. Koekkoek (pr. Coo-Coo) missed more than 40 games in his draft year due to a torn labrum in his shoulder. If hes fully healed, he could actually be one of the best two-way defenders of the 2012 draft and a real steal (he was the 10th overall selection). Hes big, poised with the puck and extremely mobile, and his first pass is one of the best of the draft. His compete level is also high and that bodes well for his NHL future as a possible top-pairing, scoring defender.