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| 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
217 lb (99 kg)
| NHL Team|
| St. Louis Blues|
San Jose Sharks
|Born|| May 4 1979,|
Almonte, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 156th overall, 1998|
|Pro Career||2001 – present|
Before making his NHL debut with the Ducks in 2006, he played five seasons in the AHL. He was drafted 156th overall in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, and played for Norfolk, San Antonio, and Manitoba of the AHL before joining the Ducks' AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates, in 2005. He also played four seasons at Clarkson University. In his senior year, Huskins was an NCAA East First Team All-American and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
Huskins made his NHL debut on December 23, 2006 when the Ducks played the Phoenix Coyotes. Kent was recalled from Portland to fill a gap in the Anaheim defensive corps caused by an injury to Sean O'Donnell, and then later to Chris Pronger. He was sent back down a month later, but called up for good when the Ducks dealt Shane O'Brien at the trade deadline. He won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in 2007.
On Monday, October 15, 2007, Huskins scored his first career goal in a game versus the Detroit Red Wings.
Awards and achievementsEdit
- 1999–00 - ECAC - First-Team All-Conference Team
- 2000–01 - ECAC - First-Team All-Conference Team
- 2000–01 - ECAC - Best Defensive Defenceman
- 2000–01 - NCAA - East First All-American Team
- 2006–07 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Anaheim)
- June 27, 1998: Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 6th round (156th overall).
- August 13, 2003: Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Florida Panthers.
- September 16, 2004: Signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.
- August 30, 2005: Signed as a free agent by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
- March 4, 2009: Traded to the San Jose Sharks along with Travis Moen for Nick Bonino, Timo Pielmeier, and a 4th round draft pick in 2011.
- July 2, 2011: Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Blues.
|1995–96||Kanata Valley Lasers||CJAHL||49||6||21||27||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Kanata Valley Lasers||CJAHL||53||11||36||47||89||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||79||5||14||19||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||San Jose Sharks||NHL||82||3||19||22||47||15||0||0||0||6|
|2010–11||San Jose Sharks||NHL||50||2||8||10||12||5||0||1||1||2|
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