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Eakin with the Stars on October 24, 2014
|Born||May 24, 1991
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)|
Vegas Golden Knights
|NHL Draft||85th overall, 2009
Cody Eakin (born May 24, 1991) is a Canadian ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Washington Capitals, Dallas Stars, and Vegas Golden Knights.
He was drafted 85th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a three-year entry level contract with the Capitals on October 20, 2009.
On November 1, 2011, Eakin was called up from the Hershey Bears. The same day, Eakin made his NHL debut in a 5-4 overtime win against the Anaheim Ducks. On November 4, 2011, Eakin scored his first NHL goal against Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes.
On June 22, 2012, the Capitals traded Eakin along with a second round pick to the Dallas Stars in exchange for Mike Ribeiro.
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