Kevin Bieksa who is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman is currently playing for Anaheim Ducks of National Hockey League. After his three years career in Ontario Junior Hockey League with Burlington Cougars team, he was awarded the scholarship to the Bowling Green State University. Kevin was one-time All-CCHA honorable mention during the four years tenure of his with Falcons of Central Cellegiate Hockey Association. He got graduated from the University with the Bachelor’s degree in the finance as well as he was also the two times CCHA All-Academic honorable mention in the year 2003 and 2004.
Kevin is the native of Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. He came into this world on 16th June of the year 1981 which has now made him reach at the age of 34. He is a very tall guy with the towering height of six feet and one inch that is 185 cm. His weight has been listed as 93 kg that is 206 lbs. Although he is known by the name Kevin Bieksa, as a child, he was named as Kevin Francesco Bieksa. He is the son of Al Bieksa and Angela Lombardo. His family members also include his two brothers who are named as Marty and Bryan. He has also got two step-sisters named as Terri Lynn and Jennifer.
He went to get his education from the Blessed Trinity Secondary School. He was grown up by playing the minor hockey for local Jr. Kings program of OMHA’s Niagara District BB-E League before graduating to Stoney Creek Warriors of OMHA South Central AAA League. He played as the part of 1997-98 seasons with Stoney Creek Warriors of OHA Golden Horseshoe Jr.B as well as the Jr.A Burlington Cougars before he was drafted by Don Cherry and Mississauga Ice Dogs in 19th round of 1998 OHL Draft. Kevin was not signed by Ice Dogs and he then pursued an NCAA scholarship after three years. He was selected 151st overall by Canucks in 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Prior to that, Kevin is known as two-way defenceman with Canucks, capable to play in all the situations. Throughout his career in NFL, he has been placed on the shutdown pairing with the defensive partners such as Dan Hamhuis and Willie Mitchell. His play is characterized by aggressive as well as competitive components. In addition to that, he has also earned a reputation as the fighter in in his career in AHL. Besides that, more information about his bio, salary as well as injury can be obtained from various sites.