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Tyler Kennedy

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/RW
  • Height
    5'11" / 180 cm
  • Weight
    185 lbs / 84 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Kennedy is a speedy winger with a decent two-way game. He excels in a forechecking role with his energy and tenacity. Has some offensive ability, too, but is more known for his feistiness and grit, despite being kind of smallish.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2014)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Soo Greyhounds Bantam AAA NOBHL 34 12 13 25 36 |
2001-02 Soo Greyhounds Bantam AAA NOBHL 34 22 27 49 - |
2002-03 Sault Jr. Greyhounds NOJHL 6 8 8 16 4 |
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 61 5 10 15 33 -10 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -1
2003-04 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 63 16 26 42 28 -4 |
2004-05 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 61 21 36 57 37 5 | Playoffs 4 1 3 4 4 2
2005-06 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds “C” OHL 64 22 48 70 60 1 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 2 -3
2006-07 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 40 12 25 37 20 15 |
2007-08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 55 10 9 19 35 2 | Playoffs 20 0 4 4 13 0
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 10 5 4 9 10 2 |
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 67 15 20 35 30 15 | Playoffs 24 5 4 9 4 -1
2009-10 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 64 13 12 25 31 10 | Playoffs 10 0 0 0 2 -6
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 21 24 45 37 1 | Playoffs 7 2 1 3 2 0
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 11 22 33 29 10 | Playoffs 6 3 3 6 2 1
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 46 6 5 11 19 -6 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 2 6
2013-14 San Jose Sharks NHL 67 4 13 17 34 -10 |
2014-15 San Jose Sharks NHL 25 4 5 9 8 1 |
Worcester Sharks AHL 3 2 1 3 0 2 |
New York Islanders NHL 13 2 3 5 2 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -3
2015-16 New Jersey Devils NHL 50 3 13 16 14 -14 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Soo Greyhounds Bantam AAA OHL Cup 6 1 2 3 2 |
2001-02 Soo Greyhounds Bantam AAA OHL Cup 3 2 2 4 6 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 53 19 30 49 0.92 30 19 |
NHL 527 89 126 215 0.41 239 6 | 79 12 15 27 0.34 27 -3
NOBHL 68 34 40 74 1.09 36 0 |
NOJHL 6 8 8 16 2.67 4 0 |
OHL 249 64 120 184 0.74 158 -8 | 12 2 5 7 0.58 6 -2
OHL Cup 9 3 4 7 0.78 8 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/04/2017
01/04/2017 Confirmed No team Retired
11/27/2015
11/27/2015 Confirmed No team New Jersey Devils
10/03/2015
10/03/2015 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Unknown
09/16/2015
09/16/2015 Confirmed New York Islanders New Jersey Devils
03/02/2015
03/02/2015 Confirmed San Jose Sharks New York Islanders
07/05/2013
07/05/2013 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
06/30/2013
06/30/2013 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins San Jose Sharks
07/01/2011
07/01/2011 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
09/26/2008
09/26/2008 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2002, 1 #16 overall by Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL Priority Selection

Career transactions
- 2015-03-02 • Traded to the New York Islanders for a 2015 7th round pick (traded to VAN: Tate Olson)
- 2013-06-30 • Traded to the San Jose Sharks for a 2013 2nd round pick (traded to CBJ: Dillon Heatherington)
- 2006-05-19 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins

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