Kyle Palmeri
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Born February 1, 1991 (1991-02-01) (age 29)
Smithtown, New York
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
New Jersey Devils
Anaheim Ducks
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 26th overall, 2009
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2010–present

Kyle Palmieri (born Kyle Charles Palmieri on February 1, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was drafted in the first round (26th overall) by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Amateur Playing CareerEdit

Kyle briefly played for well-known coach Gary Hess of the Kodiak Hockey Club skating at McKay Ice Arena in Englewood, New Jersey and with the New Jersey Devils' Youth Hockey Club before joining the USA Hockey National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

He played college hockey for the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish for one season. In his only season at Notre Dame, Kyle scored nine goals, including five power play goals and had eight assists.

Professional Playing CareerEdit

In the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Kyle was taken 26th overall by the Anaheim Ducks. During the 2010–11 season.

On November 3, 2010, the Anaheim Ducks recalled him from the American Hockey League (AHL)'s Syracuse Crunch to play in his NHL debut at a home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kyle would go in to score his first NHL goal in that game against the Lightning's Dan Ellis.

Kyle (who began his second professional season by scoring six points in his first two games of the 2011–12 season, including a hat-trick to lead the Syracuse Crunch to victories) was named the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 16, 2011.

On June 26, 2015, Kyle was traded by the Ducks to his hometown club, the New Jersey Devils in exchange for second and third-round draft picks in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08U.S. National Development TeamUSDP6629194871
2008–09U.S. National Development TeamUSDP3315153051
2009–10University of Notre DameCCHA33981736
2010–11Syracuse CrunchAHL 6229225156
2010–11Anaheim DucksNHL 10101010000
2011–12Syracuse CrunchAHL513325585341120
2011–12Anaheim DucksNHL184376
2012–13Norfolk AdmiralsAHL3313122554
2012–13Anaheim DucksNHL42101121973254
2013–14Anaheim DucksNHL7114173138930314
2014–15Norfolk AdmiralsAHL20004
2014–15Anaheim DucksNHL5714152937161344
NHL totals 198 43 46 89 90 33 7 5 12 22


Medal record
Competitor for United States USA
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2010 Saskatoon
Bronze 2011 Buffalo
IIHF World U18 Championships
Bronze 2008 Kazan
Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 United States U17 Template:Sica 6 2 1 3 6
2008 United States WJC18 Template:Brca 7 2 2 4 4
2010 United States WJC Template:Goca 7 1 8 9 4
2011 United States WJC Template:Brca 6 2 4 6 0
2012 United States WC 7th 7 2 2 4 8
Junior totals 26 7 15 22 14
Senior totals 7 2 2 4 8

Personal LifeEdit

Kyle was born in Smithtown, New York, but he grew up in Montvale, New Jersey.

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