Rob Klinkhammer
Rob Klinkhammer
Coyotes - Center
NUMBER: 36
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 220
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 08/12/1986
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Lethbridge, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, June 8, 2009. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Ottawa's 7th round choice (later traded to Calgary Calgary selected John Gilmour) in 2013 Entry Draft, December 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2012.
2012-13 Highlights
Recorded 5-6-11 in 22 games in his first year with the Coyotes...His plus-7 rating ranked second best on the team... Ranked second on the team in shot percentage (14.7%) and had 65 hits... Recorded 14-30-44 and 36 PIM in 53 games with Portland (AHL)...At the time of his recall he ranked 10th in the AHL in points...Scored a goal vs. COL, Apr. 26... Had a five-game point streak (2-4-6) from Mar. 25-Apr. 2...Collected 1-1-2 at MIN, Mar. 24...Scored a goal vs. DET, Mar. 25...Scored a goal vs. LAK, Mar. 12...Scored his 1st career NHL goal vs. DAL, Mar. 9...Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Mar. 8.

2011-12 Highlights
Appeared in 15 games with Ottawa and posted 0-2-2...Recorded his first NHL point (assist) vs. NYR, Mar. 8...Traded by Chicago to Ottawa in exchange for a 2013 seventh-round draft pick on Dec. 2...Recorded 12-23-35 in 30 games with Binghamton (AHL) and 2-4-6 in 18 games with Rockford (AHL).

2010-11 Highlights
Appeared in one game for CHI making his NHL debut Dec. 8 vs. DAL...Recorded 17-29-46 in 76 games with Rockford to rank third on the team in scoring...His plus-14 rating led the IceHogs...Had 63 penalty minutes...Tied for third on the team with three game-winning goals.

2009-10 Highlights
Recorded 10-14-24 and 38 penalty minutes in 72 games with Rockford...Had 1-1-2 and seven penalty minutes in four playoff games.

2008-09 Highlights
Posted 15-18-33 and 32 penalty minutes with Rockford...Had a plus-14 rating...Recorded 0-1-1 in four playoff games.

2007-08 Highlights
In 66 games with Norfolk (AHL), he recorded 12-12-24 and 41 penalty minutes.

2006-07 Highlights
Split the season between Portland, Brandon and Seattle in the WHL...Had 23-19-42 and 70 penalty minutes with the Winter Hawks and 10-21-31 and 29 penalty minutes in 28 games with the Wheat Kings...Appeared in one game for Seattle...Added 4-4-8 in 11 playoff games with Brandon.

2005-06 Highlights
Split the season between Seattle and Lethbridge in the WHL...Played in 32 games with the Thunderbirds and recorded 3-5-8 and 37 penalty minutes...Posted 5-7-12 and 15 penalty minutes in 35 games with the Hurricanes...Added one assist in seven postseason games with Seattle.

2004-05 Highlights
In 72 games with Lethbridge, he recorded 14-12-26 and 81 penalty minutes...Posted 0-1-1 in five postseason games.

2003-04 Highlights
Recorded 2-3-5 and 12 penalty minutes in 25 games with Lethbridge.

Personal
Nickname is “Klink”...His favorite player growing up was Steve Yzerman...Lists Lethbridge, Alberta as his favorite vacation spot...Other favorites include: “Legends of the Fall” (movie) and George Strait (musician)...Enjoys spending time at the lake.