Kyle DeCoste

Hometown:

London Ontario

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1990-06-30

Position:

RW

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

5th round (147th overall), 2008

Weight:

178 lbs.

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History

2007-08: This was DeCoste’s sophomore season in the OHL , and he more than tripled his totals from last season. In 66 games with Brampton, he netted 10 goals and added another 12 assists; he failed to register any points in five playoff appearances. He was traded to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the conclusion of the season.

Talent Analysis
De Coste is a hard-working player who plays an honest two-way game. 
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Photo: Selected first overall in 2008, Steven Stamkos has developed into one of the top goal-scorers in the NHL. (courtesy of Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

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