Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Kyle Quincey
Kyle Quincey was born August 12, 1985 in Kitchener, Ontario. The fourth round, 132nd overall selection of the Detroit Red Wings in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Quincey is a graduate of the Canadian Hockey League.

A solid defenseman, Quincey played three years in the OHL with stops in London and Mississauga while registering 113 points (35-78-113). Following his junior career Quincey joined the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins and subsequently went on to make his NHL debut with Detroit during the 2005-06 season. Over the next two seasons, Quincy spent most of his time with the Griffins, however he managed to appear in six regular season games with a Red Wing club that captured the 2008 Stanley Cup championship.

On October 13, 2008 Quincey was claimed off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings by the Los Angeles Kings.

On July 3, 2009, Quincey was traded to the Colorado Avalance along with with Tom Preissing and Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Luke Walker) in 2010 Entry Draft for Ryan Smyth.

On February 21, 2012, Quincey was traded by Colorado to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Steve Downie. Moments later, Tampa Bay traded him to the Detroit Red Wings for a 2012 first round pick and minor league player Sebastien Piche.

Quincey would spend five and a half seasons with the Red Wings, appearing in all 82 games for the club in 2013-14. During the 2014-15 season he recorded career-highs in both assists and points, with 15 and 18 respectively.

On September 28, 2016, as an unrestricted free agent, Quincey signed with the New Jersey Devils. He would appear in just 53 games for the club before being traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Dalton Prout on March 1, 2017. He would finish the year with the Blue Jackets, appearing 20 regular-season games and a pair of post-season contests before signing as a free agent in the off-season with the Minnesota Wild.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2001-02 Mississauga Chargers ON-Jr.A 27 5 14 19 31
2002-03 London Knights OHL 66 6 12 18 77 +5 14 3 4 7 11
2003-04 London Knights OHL 3 0 2 2 4 +3
2003-04 Mississauga IceDogs OHL 61 14 23 37 135 +7 24 3 13 16 32
2004-05 Mississauga IceDogs OHL 59 15 31 46 111 +5 5 0 3 3 4
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 70 7 26 33 107 +15 16 0 1 1 27
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 1 0 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 2
2006-07 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 65 4 18 22 126 -7 2 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 0 0 0 4 -3
2007-08 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 66 5 15 20 149 -6
2008-09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 72 4 34 38 63 -5
2009-10 Colorado Avalanche NHL 79 6 23 29 76 +9 6 0 0 0 8
2010-11 Colorado Avalanche NHL 21 0 1 1 18 -5
2011-12 Colorado Avalanche NHL 54 5 18 23 60 -1
2011-12 Canada WC-A 6 0 0 0 4 +3
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings NHL 18 2 1 3 29 0 5 0 2 2 6
2012-13 Denver Cutthroats CHL 12 2 9 11 6
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL 36 1 2 3 18 +7 14 0 2 2 12
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 4 9 13 88 -5 5 0 0 0 2
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL 73 3 15 18 77 +10 7 0 3 3 4
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 47 4 7 11 36 +1 4 0 1 1 4
2016-17 New Jersey Devils NHL 53 4 8 12 39 +4
2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 20 2 1 3 12 0 2 0 1 1 2
NHL Totals 568 36 119 155 520 56 0 9 9 40


OHL Second All-Star Team (2005) Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Detroit, October 13, 2008. Traded to Colorado by Los Angeles with Tom Preissing and Los Angeles' 5th round pick (Luke Walker) in 2010 NHL Draft for Ryan Smyth, July 3, 2009. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to shoulder injury at Atlanta, December 10, 2010. Traded to Tampa Bay by Colorado for Steve Downie, February 21, 2012. Traded to Detroit by Tampa Bay for Sebastien Piche and Detroit's 1st round pick (Andrei Vasilevskiy) in 2012 NHL Draft, February 21, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Denver (CHL), October 12, 2012. Signed as a free agent by New Jesey, September 28, 2016. Traded to Columbus by New Jersey for Dalton Prout, March 1, 2017. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2017.
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