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Canada Kris Beech

a.k.a. "Kristopher Beech"

#15 Belfast Giants / EIHL - 15/16

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1. Jesper Thörnberg 25 18 24 42
2. Mathias From 24 18 21 39
3. Matthias Asperup 25 14 15 29
4. Brett Thompson 20 15 13 28
5. Morten Jensen 25 9 19 28
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Kris Beech Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
42
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
212 lbs / 96 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time WHL Champion 1

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

Team Staff profile of Kris Beech also available

Kris Beech 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* -* |
Penticton Panthers BCHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* |
Calgary Hitmen WHL 8* 1* 1* 2* 0* -9* |
1997-98 Calgary Hitmen WHL 58* 10* 25* 35* 24* -7* | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 32 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 Washington Capitals NHL 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* -2* |
Calgary Hitmen WHL 40* 22* 44* 66* 103* 25* | Playoffs 10 2 8 10 26 -6
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 22 -5
2004-05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 68* 14* 48* 62* 146* 17* | Playoffs 11 4 6 10 14 -3
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 Elitserien 45* 17* 17* 34* 116* 11* | Playoffs 18 3 3 6 22 0
2009-10 Genève-Servette HC NLA 8* 2* 0* 2* 12* -1* |
HV71 Elitserien 44* 4* 8* 12* 56* -5* | Playoffs 16 5 2 7 10 5
2010-11 HV71 Elitserien 48* 14* 17* 31* 50* 6* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -2
2011-12 Lukko SM-liiga 59* 15* 20* 35* 79* 1* | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -2
2012-13 HC Pardubice Czechia 21* 2* 6* 8* 16* -6* |
AIK Elitserien 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 -

Kris Beech 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* |
Canada U18 Nations Cup 3* 4* 2* 6* 2* -* |
2008-09 HV71 Champions HL 2* 1* 1* 2* 4* -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* -* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2020-21 Delta Hockey Academy U17 Prep CSSHL U17 Asst. Coach
2021-22 Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep G CSSHL U15 Head Coach
2023-24 HV71 SDHL (W) Development Coach
HV71 SHL Development Coach
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Kris Beech Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 245* 84* 145* 229* 0.93* 395* 28* | 4 59 28 * 27 * 55 * 0.93 * 66 * 3 *
BCHL 1 1* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Champions HL 1 2* 1* 1* 2* 1.00* 4* -4* | 0 * * * * * *
Czechia 1 21* 2* 6* 8* 0.38* 16* -6* | 0 * * * * * *
DEL 1 36* 8* 16* 24* 0.67* 36* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
EIHL 1 52* 22* 22* 44* 0.85* 58* -* | 1 2 0 * 1 * 1 * 0.50 * 0 * - *
EIHL Cup 1 12* 3* 3* 6* 0.50* 26* -* | 0 * * * * * *
ET 2 16* 8* 2* 10* 0.63* 16* -* | 1 3 1 * 2 * 3 * 1.00 * 4 * - *
Nations Cup (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 3* 4* 2* 6* 2.00* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
EBEL (ICEHL) 2 53* 10* 20* 30* 0.57* 87* -15* | 1 5 2 * 0 * 2 * 0.40 * 14 * -3 *
KIJHL 1 49* 34* 36* 70* 1.43* 80* -* | 0 * * * * * *
SM-liiga (Liiga) 1 59* 15* 20* 35* 0.59* 79* 1* | 1 3 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 4 * -2 *
M-Cup 1 4* 2* 2* 4* 1.00* 2* -2* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 7 198* 25* 42* 67* 0.34* 113* -37* | 0 * * * * * *
NLA (NL) 1 8* 2* 0* 2* 0.25* 12* -1* | 0 * * * * * *
Elitserien (SHL) 4 160* 38* 44* 82* 0.51* 238* 14* | 3 38 8 * 5 * 13 * 0.34 * 38 * 3 *
WHL 5 240* 91* 165* 256* 1.07* 329* 57* | 4 33 10 * 22 * 32 * 0.97 * 82 * -7 *
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Kris Beech Connections

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 Pardubice AIK
11/16/2012
11/16/2012 Confirmed HC Pardubice Unknown
06/25/2012
06/25/2012 Confirmed Lukko HC Pardubice
05/25/2011
05/25/2011 Confirmed HV71 Lukko
09/04/2009
09/04/2009 Loan HV71 Genève-Servette HC
04/28/2009
04/28/2009 Extension HV71 HV71

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Kris Beech 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

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