October 8, 1974 |
Washington, D.C., USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs
Columbus Blue Jackets
|NHL Draft||25th overall, 1993
Kevyn W. Adams (born October 8, 1974) is an American retired professional ice hockey center in the National Hockey League who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Phoenix Coyotes and the Chicago Blackhawks, and is also a former Associate Coach for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. Kevyn Adams grew up in Clarence, New York, and keeps a second home in Bemus Point, New York.
Playing career 
Adams played at Miami University and was drafted in the 1st round, 25th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. Adams has also played for the Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Toronto Maple Leafs. His best season was 2000–01 when he had 29 points. The Carolina Hurricanes acquired Adams, Bret Hedican, and Tomas Malec on January 16, 2002 from the Panthers for Sandis Ozolinsh and Byron Ritchie. During the NHL lockout season in 2004–05, Adams played a short stint for the DEG Metro Stars in Düsseldorf, Germany. With the return of the NHL in 2005-06, he returned to Carolina, where he was an assistant captain on the Hurricanes Stanley Cup winning team that season. On January 8, 2007 he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes for Dennis Seidenberg. On August 11, 2007, Adams was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for Radim Vrbata. On October 7, 2008, Adams was released from the Blackhawks. On January 6, 2009, Adams retired to become a player-agent.
Awards and achievements 
Career statistics 
|1992–93||Miami University RedHawks||CCHA||40||17||15||32||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Miami University RedHawks||CCHA||36||15||28||43||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||Miami University RedHawks||CCHA||38||20||29||49||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|1995–96||Miami University RedHawks||CCHA||36||17||30||47||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||82||22||25||47||47||5||1||1||2||4|
|1997–98||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||5||0||0||0||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||59||17||20||37||99||4||0||0||0||4|
|1998–99||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||1||0||0||0||7||7||0||2||2||14|
|1998–99||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||80||15||35||50||85||5||2||0||2||4|
|1999–00||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||23||6||11||17||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||52||5||8||13||39||12||1||0||1||7|
|2000–01||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||66||8||12||20||52||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||9||1||2||3||4||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Stanley Cup Journals". Hockey Hall of Fame. 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
- "Kevyn Adams in limbo no more, as he jumps to player-agent role". ESPN.com. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-01-06.
- "Buffalo Sabres name Kevyn Adams assistant coach". Buffalo Sabres. 2011-08-03. Retrieved 2011-08-09.
- "Sabres fire assistant coaches Patrick, Adams". TSN. May 9, 2013. Unknown parameter
- Kevyn Adams's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Kevyn Adams Day With the Stanley Cup
- Miami Hockey 2005-06 Media Guide
|Boston Bruins first round draft pick