Kevin Hatcher
Position Defenceman
Shoots Right
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
232 lb (105 kg)
Teams Washington Capitals (19841994)
Dallas Stars (19941996)
Pittsburgh Penguins (19961999)
New York Rangers (1999–2000)
Carolina Hurricanes (2000–2001)
Nationality United States
Born September 9 1966 (1966-09-09) (age 53),
Detroit, MI, USA
NHL Draft 17th overall, 1984
Washington Capitals
Pro Career 1984 – 2001

Kevin Hatcher (born 9 September 1966 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American defenseman who played in the NHL for 17 seasons between 1984 and 2001 for the Washington Capitals, Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes. He is the older brother of former NHL player Derian Hatcher.

Hatcher was drafted 17th overall in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals, a team he would have the most of his NHL success with. Hatcher played 1,157 career NHL games, scoring 227 goals and 450 assists for 677 points. He also registered 1,392 career penalty minutes. Hatcher's best season offensively was the 1992–93 season, when he scored 34 goals and 79 points, both career highs. His 34 goals that season led all NHL defensemen.


  • June 9, 1984- Washington Capitals' 1st round draft choice (17th overall) in the 1984 NHL entry draft.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84North Bay CentennialsOHL6710394961422411
1984–85North Bay CentennialsOHL5826376375858139
1984–85Washington CapitalsNHL2101010000
1985–86Washington CapitalsNHL7991019119911219
1986–87Washington CapitalsNHL7881624144710120
1987–88Washington CapitalsNHL7114274113714571255
1988–89Washington CapitalsNHL62132740101614520
1989–90Washington CapitalsNHL801341541021108832
1990–91Washington CapitalsNHL7924507469113368
1991–92Washington CapitalsNHL79173754105724619
1992–93Washington CapitalsNHL83344579114601114
1993–94Washington CapitalsNHL721624401081134737
1994–95Dallas StarsNHL471019296652132
1995–96Dallas StarsNHL7415264158
1996–97Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL8015395410351124
1997–98Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL7419294866610112
1998–99Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL6611273824132354
1999–00New York RangersNHL744192338
2000–01Carolina HurricanesNHL57414183860006
NHL totals 1157 227 450 677 1392 118 22 37 59 252

Preceded by
Rod Langway
Washington Capitals captains
Succeeded by
Dale Hunter

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