|Assets:||Plays a safe, reliable game in his own end. Skates extremely well and owns good offensive upside and power-play skills. His style of low-maintenance game can lead to huge amounts of ice time.|
|Flaws:||Lacks the physical ability to dominate from the defense position, which makes him less than ideal in shutdown situations. Needs to become stronger in order to maximize his NHL potential.|
|Career Potential:||Puck-moving defenseman with upside.|
|OHL||First All-Rookie Team||2008-09|
|11/26/2014||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|10/16/2014||Missed 3 games (upper body injury).|
|10/06/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|7/15/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a three-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||New York Islanders tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/13/2014||Missed the last 5 regular season games (leg injury).|
|4/06/2014||Leg injury, day-to-day.|
|11/28/2013||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|4/28/2013||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|12/16/2011||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|12/15/2011||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|10/02/2011||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|10/06/2010||Returned to his junior team (Oshawa-OHL).|
|5/02/2010||Signed by the New York Islanders to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/30/2009||Returned to his junior team (Oshawa-OHL).|
|6/26/2009||Drafted by the New York Islanders in the 1st round (12th overall) in 2009.|
Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan (upper body) has been activated from the injured reserve. | 10/16/2014 3:26 PM
NewsIslanders defenseman Calvin de Haan (upper body) has been activated from the injured reserve.
ImpactThe 23-year-old blueliner has been sidelined since Sept. 23, but will make his debut this evening. He should be paired with Brian Strait. He totaled three goals and 16 assists in 51 games last season and doesn't hold much fantasy value.
Calvin De Haan agrees to three-year contract | 07/15/2014 4:32 PM
NewsThe New York Islanders have signed Calvin De Haan to a three-year, $5.9 million contract.
Arthur Staple on Twitter
ImpactDe Haan had three goals and 13 assists in 51 contests with the Islanders in 2013-14. He also spent some time in the minors, but this contract all-but guarantees that he'll stay on the Islanders' roster next season.
Calvin De Haan has a leg injury | 04/07/2014 10:36 AM
NewsCalvin De Haan is dealing with a leg injury.
New York Newsday
ImpactDe Haan left Saturday's game due to the ailment and didn't play Sunday. There's a good chance that he won't return before the season's over.
Calvin De Haan scores in loss to Calgary | 02/06/2014 9:52 PM
NewsIslanders defenseman Calvin De Haan netted a goal for the Islanders in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Calgary.
ImpactThe goal was just the second in the career of the young blueliner and was just his second point in nine games. Thomas Hickey was the other Islanders' scorer in the loss.
Calvin De Haan gets two assists Sunday | 01/13/2014 8:08 AM
NewsCalvin De Haan had two assists on Sunday.
New York Post
ImpactDe Haan was recalled by the Islanders at the end of November and now has a goal and six points in 21 games with a minus-five rating. The former 12th overall pick in the 2009 Draft had a couple of surgeries last season to repair a wonky shoulder and was expected to spend all season in the AHL but he has impressed the Islanders with his play. He has little fantasy value at this time.
Calvin De Haan is exceeding expectations | 01/10/2014 10:04 AM
NewsCalvin De Haan has exceeded the Islanders' expectations this season.
New York Newsday
ImpactDe Haan was limited to just three AHL contests in 2012-13 because of shoulder problems that required two surgeries. Because of that, he was expected to spend this season in the minors to just focus on his development. Instead, he's not only playing for the Islanders, but he's averaging 19:49 minutes per contest. "You can see how he's improved every game," Travis Hamonic said. "We have really good communication and he's asking questions about how to play certain guys. It's neat to see that happening right in front of you." In the long run he might have some fantasy value too, but for now he doesn't do nearly enough offensively.
Calvin De Haan plays well in season debut | 12/01/2013 7:36 AM
NewsCalvin De Haan had four hits and two shots on goal in 20:07 minutes of action in his seasonal debut Saturday.
New York Post
ImpactDe Haan was selected 12th overall in the 2009 Draft but Saturday was only his second NHL game as he has been injury-prone with shoulder issues. "I thought he was one of our top defenseman out there tonight," coach Jack Capuano said. "He is as advertised. He's poised, good first pass, he makes good decision. I thought his gap was good, good stick. I really liked his game." He does not have any fantasy value at this time.
Calvin De Haan will dress Saturday night | 11/30/2013 1:54 PM
NewsCalvin De Haan will make his season debut Saturday night when the Islanders host Washington.
New York Islanders on Twitter
ImpactThe 22-year-old defenseman only has one other NHL game under his belt in his career and it came in 2011-12 against Dallas.
Calvin De Haan not in Isles` lineup just yet | 11/30/2013 9:57 AM
NewsCalvin de Haan, summoned from AHL Bridgeport by the New York Islanders on Thursday to give their struggling defense a shot in the arm, did not dress for the team`s game against Detroit Friday.
New York Newsday
ImpactIsles coach Jack Capuano said he wants the young player, who has overcome two serious shoulder injuries, to have some practices with the Islanders. "It's only fair to him," Capuano said.
Calvin De Haan gets called up by the Isles | 11/28/2013 6:18 PM
NewsCalvin De Haan has been brought up from the minors by the New York Islanders.
ImpactHe has three points and a minus-5 rating in 17 games with Bridgeport in the AHL this season. The former first-round pick of the Islanders in 2009 has appeared in just one NHL game in his career so far.
De Hann in a four-way battle for roster spot | 09/15/2013 10:02 AM
NewsCalvin De Haan is one of four Islanders who are likely battling for one roster spot on the team's blueline.
ImpactThe Isles' 2009 first-round pick is likely comepting against Radek Martinek, Matt Donovan and Aaron Ness for the last spot in the team's defense corps. We like De Haan's chances. Keep an eye on him this September.
|Goals||1||vs. Wsh||Dec 29||1|
|Assists||1||11 times-last:vs. NYR||last:Jan 27||2|
|Points||1||12 times-last:vs. NYR||last:Jan 27||2|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. Tor||Oct 21||6|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. NYR||Jan 27||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||44 times-last:vs. Bos||last:Jan 29||1|
|Power Play Points||1||at Wpg||Dec 31||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||vs. Wsh||Dec 29||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||vs. Wsh||Dec 29||0|
|Shots||5||at Ana||Nov 5||4|
|Penalty Minutes||30||2013-14 (NYI)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2013-14 (NYI)|
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