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Ken Klee
Ken Klee
Defenseman
Number: 2
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 24, 1971
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, July 24, 2006
Drafted: WSH / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (177th overall)
CAREER
2005-06: Played in a combined 74 games between Toronto and New Jersey…Most games played since 1999-2000 (80) and the fourth highest total of his career…Spent most of the year with the Maple Leafs, posting three goals and 12 assists in 56 games…Was third among Leafs defensemen with 15 points at the time of the trade…Was traded to New Jersey on March 8 and skated in 18 of the Devils' final 20 games (no points)…After missing the season opener due to a bruised heel, Klee appeared in the next 52 games…Posted 100th career assist on Dec. 19 vs. NY Islanders…Season high three-game point streak Jan. 23-28…Missed four games due to a sprained ankle, Feb. 4-11…Appeared in his 700th game on March 24 vs. Boston. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in six of the Devils' nine playoff games…Scored a goal in Game One of the CQF against the Rangers (April 22). 2003-04: Set career highs in assists (25) and points (29) in his first season with Toronto…Registered a career-high four game assist and point streak (7a) from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6…Named runner up for NHL Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 7 (6a)…Played in his 600th NHL game Dec. 11 at Minnesota…Missed five games due to injury in January and four games in March…Missed the final seven games of the regular season and one playoff contest due to injury. PLAYOFFS: Skated in 11 of Toronto's 13 playoff games. 2002-03: Ranked first on the Capitals in plus/minus (+22) and second in average ice time (21:48)…Scored his only goal of the season Nov. 21 vs. Minnesota…Registered his 100th career NHL point (assist) Dec. 3 at Pittsburgh…Posted a career-high +7 rating on Jan. 11 vs. Florida…Missed three games due to injury, Feb. 22-26…Missed the final six games of the regular season due to injury. 2001-02: Tied his career high with eight goals, equaling the mark he set in 1995-96…Missed three games due to a rib injury Nov. 10-15…Scored his first career power play goal Feb. 26 vs. Florida…Missed five games due to a foot injury March 29-April 6…Skated in his 500th career NHL game on April 13 vs. New Jersey. 2000-01: Played in his 400th NHL game Dec. 9 at New Jersey…Missed six contests due to injury, Oct. 21-Nov. 2 (wrist) and Feb. 13-24 (back). 1999-00: Recorded 20 points for the second straight year…Matched his personal best with 80 games…Ranked third in the NHL in hits (307)…Missed one game due to an injured foot, Feb. 13. 1998-99: Ranked second in the NHL in hits (248)…Registered a career-high three assists Nov. 7 vs. Ottawa…Compiled a career-high 20 penalty minutes Nov. 21 at Boston. 1997-98: Scored two goals March 21 at New Jersey. PLAYOFFS: Scored his first career NHL playoff goal April 28 vs. Boston. 1996-97: Appeared in a career high 80 games and collected a career high 115 penalty minutes…Played in his 100th NHL game Nov. 2 vs. NY Islanders…Was unsuccessful on his first career penalty shot attempt March 12 vs. NY Rangers. 1995-96: Set a career high with eight goals in his second NHL season…First career SHG on Oct. 7 vs. St. Louis…Missed 15 of the final 16 regular season games due to knee and groin injuries. 1994-95: Made his NHL debut Jan. 25 at Montreal…Registered his first career NHL point (assist) April 2 vs. Boston…Scored his first career goal April 4 at NY Islanders…Notched his first multi-goal game on May 2 vs. Pittsburgh. PLAYOFFS: Skated in seven playoff games for Washington. 1993-94: Helped Portland capture the Calder Cup as AHL champions. College: Played three seasons for Bowling Green.
 
INTERNATIONAL
Represented Team USA at the 1991 World Juniors, 1992 and 1997 World Championships and the 2004 World Cup.
 
PERSONAL
Ken resides in Morrison, Colo., with his wife and three sons…Participates in ”Teammates for Kids” charity
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