Kurtis Foster

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Right
Height: 
6.05
Weight: 
230
Born: 
11/24/1981
Age: 
28
Hometown: 
Carp, ONT
Acquired: 
Signed as a free agent July 8, 2009
Last Team: 
Minnesota (NHL)
Projects As: 
Power play specialist
Depth Chart Weight: 
10

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2000
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Calgary Flames
Round: 
2
Pick No.: 
40
Draft Team: 
Peterborough (OHL)

Contract

Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/08/2009
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
1 year
Cap Number: 
$600 000
Contract Start Year: 
2009
Contract End Year: 
2010
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$600 000

Bio

Awards: 

2003-04

  • AHL - Yanick Dupre Memorial Award (AHL Man of the Year)

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Has a tremendous shot from the point and the potential to become a physical force from the back end--due to an imposing frame.

Weaknesses: 

Lacks coordination in the skating department. Needs to make better use his 6-5 frame. Makes too many mistakes in his own zone.

Projection: 

Power play specialist

Statistics