Player Profiles: Cody Eakin
Forward Cody Eakin
Born: May 24, 1991 in Winnipeg, Manitoba (21)
HT: 6-0, Wt: 190
Drafted: 85th overall by Washington in 2009. Acquired by Stars with second round draft pick in trade for Mike Ribeiro June 22, 2012.
Last season: 30 GP _ 4G _ 4A _ 62Pts _ 9:16
Contract status: In second season of three-year entry level deal that averages $637,778.
Cody Eakin is an intriguing player.
On one hand, he burst out of Western Canada as one of the top-producing centers in junior hockey and before last season was ranked by The Hockey News as the Washington Capitalsí second best prospect.