Kyle Baun (born May 4, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently under contract to the Vienna Capitals of the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL). Baun has played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Chicago Blackhawks and is the grandson of former Toronto Maple Leafs player Bobby Baun.
May 4, 1992|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
After a Canadian minor junior league career with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens and the Cornwall Colts, Baun opted to pursue an collegiate career in committing with Colgate University of the ECAC conference.
Undrafted and upon completing his junior season in Colgate with 29 points in 38 games, earning an ECAC Third All-Star Team selection, Baun was signed to a two-year entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL on March 26, 2015. He immediately joined the Blackhawks for the remainder of the 2014–15 season, and later made his NHL debut in a 2-1 defeat to the Minnesota Wild on April 7, 2015.
Approaching his third professional season in 2017–18, the Montreal Canadiens acquired Baun from the Blackhawks in exchange for forward Andreas Martinsen on October 4, 2017. Later in the season, on February 25, 2018, Baun was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs, along with Tomáš Plekanec, in exchange for Kerby Rychel, Rinat Valiev and a second-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
|2008–09||Toronto Jr. Canadiens||OJHL||2||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Toronto Jr. Canadiens||OJHL||45||5||10||15||27||7||0||0||0||6|
Awards and honoursEdit
|ECAC All-Academic Team||2013, 2014|
|ECAC All-Rookie Team||2013|
|All-ECAC Third Team||2015|||
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- "Kyle Baun talks about his first period in debut". CSN Chicago. 2015-04-07. Retrieved 2015-04-07.
- "Blackhawks agree to terms with Baun". Chicago Blackhawks. 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
- "Canadiens acquire Kyle Baun". National Hockey League. 2017-10-04. Retrieved 2017-10-04.
- "Maple Leafs Acquire Tomas Plekanec and Kyle Baun". NHL.com. February 25, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- "Giants add Kyle Baun and Francis Beauvillier". Belfast Giants. 2018-08-01. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
- "Awards - NCAA (ECAC) Second All-Stat Team". Eliteprospects.com.