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, Beech owns plenty of creativity and offensive ability. Can shoot the puck well, but prefers to be the playmaker. Excels on the powerplay, where he is strong around the opposing net. A very good faceoff man.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

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

- 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

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