Kris Beech a.k.a. "Kristopher Beech"

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'3" / 191 cm
  • Weight
    212 lbs / 96 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A two-way center, Kris Beech owned plenty of creativity and offensive ability. He had a good shot, but was a pass-first player. Strong around the net, and a very good faceoff man.
- Ulf Andersson, Elite Prospects

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Sicamous Eagles KIJHL 49 34 36 70 80 |
Calgary Hitmen WHL 8 1 1 2 0 -9 |
1997-98 Calgary Hitmen WHL 58 10 25 35 214 -7 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 14 1
1998-99 Calgary Hitmen WHL 68 26 41 67 103 23 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 8 -2
1999-00 Calgary Hitmen WHL 66 32 54 86 99 25 | Playoffs 5 3 5 8 16 0
2000-01 Calgary Hitmen WHL 40 22 44 66 103 25 | Playoffs 10 2 8 10 26 -6
Washington Capitals NHL 4 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 10 15 25 45 -25 |
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 12 0 1 1 6 -3 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 50 19 24 43 76 -4 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0 0
2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 4 0 1 1 6 0 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins “C” AHL 53 20 25 45 97 15 | Playoffs 22 9 6 15 3 -5
2004-05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 68 14 48 62 146 17 | Playoffs 11 4 6 10 14 -4
2005-06 Nashville Predators NHL 5 1 2 3 0 1 |
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 48 18 32 50 48 4 |
Washington Capitals NHL 5 0 0 0 4 0 |
Hershey Bears AHL 10 8 6 14 6 1 | Playoffs 21 14 14 28 30 11
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 64 8 18 26 46 -11 |
2007-08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 16 5 4 9 2 3 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 16 5 10 15 22 -5 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 4 1 1 2 0 1 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2008-09 HV71 SHL 45 17 17 34 116 11 | Playoffs 18 3 3 6 22 0
2009-10 Genève-Servette HC NLA 8 2 0 2 12 |
HV71 SHL 44 4 8 12 56 -5 | Playoffs 16 5 2 7 10 5
2010-11 HV71 SHL 48 14 17 31 50 6 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -2
2011-12 Lukko Liiga 59 15 20 35 79 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -2
2012-13 HC Pardubice Czech 21 2 6 8 16 -6 |
AIK SHL 23 3 2 5 16 2 |
2013-14 Straubing Tigers DEL 36 8 16 24 36 -3 |
Vienna Capitals EBEL 2 1 3 4 4 -2 | Playoffs 5 2 0 2 14 -3
2014-15 HC Innsbruck EBEL 51 9 17 26 83 -13 |
2015-16 Belfast Giants EIHL 52 22 22 44 58 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Calgary Hitmen M-Cup 4 2 2 4 2 -2 |
2008-09 HV71 Champions HL 2 1 1 2 4 |
2010-11 HV71 ET 8 8 1 9 10 | Playoffs 3 1 2 3 4
2012-13 HC Pardubice ET 8 0 1 1 6 |
2015-16 Belfast Giants EIHL Cup 12 3 3 6 26 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 245 84 145 229 0.93 395 28 | 59 28 27 55 0.93 47 2
Champions HL 2 1 1 2 1.00 4 0 |
Czech 21 2 6 8 0.38 16 -6 |
DEL 36 8 16 24 0.67 36 -3 |
EBEL 53 10 20 30 0.57 87 -15 | 5 2 0 2 0.40 14 -3
EIHL 52 22 22 44 0.85 58 0 | 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 0
EIHL Cup 12 3 3 6 0.50 26 0 |
ET 16 8 2 10 0.63 16 0 | 3 1 2 3 1.00 4 0
KIJHL 49 34 36 70 1.43 80 0 |
Liiga 59 15 20 35 0.59 79 1 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2
M-Cup 4 2 2 4 1.00 2 -2 |
NHL 198 25 42 67 0.34 113 -37 |
NLA 8 2 0 2 0.25 12 0 |
SHL 160 38 44 82 0.51 238 14 | 38 8 5 13 0.34 38 3
WHL 240 91 165 256 1.07 519 57 | 33 10 22 32 0.97 64 -7
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/02/2015
07/02/2015 Confirmed HC Innsbruck Belfast Giants
07/03/2014
07/03/2014 Confirmed Vienna Capitals HC Innsbruck
02/27/2014
02/27/2014 Confirmed Straubing Tigers Vienna Capitals
10/21/2013
10/21/2013 Confirmed AIK Straubing Tigers
12/04/2012
12/04/2012 Confirmed HC Dynamo Pardubice AIK
11/16/2012
11/16/2012 Confirmed HC Dynamo Pardubice Unknown
06/25/2012
06/25/2012 Confirmed Lukko HC Dynamo Pardubice
05/25/2011
05/25/2011 Confirmed HV71 Lukko
09/04/2009
09/04/2009 Loan HV71 Genève-Servette
04/28/2009
04/28/2009 Extension HV71 HV71
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1996, 1 #3 overall by Calgary Hitmen in the WHL Bantam Draft

Cult/Star player for Calgary Hitmen

Cult/Star player for Sicamous Eagles

Career transactions
- 2015-07-02 • Signed by the Belfast Giants
- 2014-07-03 • Signed by HC Innsbruck
- 2014-02-27 • Signed by the Vienna Capitals
- 2013-10-21 • Signed by the Straubing Tigers
- 2012-12-04 • Signed by AIK
- 2012-11-16 • Released by HC Pardubice
- 2012-06-25 • Signed to a one-year contract by HC Pardubice
- 2011-05-25 • Signed to a one-year contract by Lukko
- 2009-04-28 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by HV71
- 2008-10-08 • Signed to a one-year contract by HV71
- 2008-01-26 • Claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2008-01-10 • Claimed off waivers by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2007-08-01 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2006-03-09 • Traded to the Washington Capitals with a 2006 1st round pick (Semyon Varlamov) for Brendan Witt
- 2005-09-09 • Traded to the Nashville Predators for a conditional draft pick
- 2001-07-11 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins w/ Michal Sivek, Ross Lupaschuk,
and future considerations for Jaromir Jagr & Frantisek Kucera
- 2000-09-29 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Washington Capitals

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