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4/15/1959, Lachute, Quebec
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Kevin is a former defenceman and coach in the National Hockey League and the current General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers. As a defenceman, he played for the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Rangers. He is married to Canadian Olympian Karen Percy.
Kevin Hugh Lowe
- Trivia & Quotes
Kevin: (after being asked if being a general manager is harder than being a player) I think it is. As a player, and to some degree as a coach, your highs and lows are based on game performances. In the job I'm doing now, even with the victories, there are challenges to face the next day - or even that night. My job could be a lot easier than what people in other professions do. But if you're just comparing playing and managing, this job is much more difficult.
In 2005, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League created a trophey in Kevin's honor. The 'Trophée Kevin Lowe' is awarded to one player each year who the QMJHL judge to be the best defensive defenceman.
Kevin Lowe was named an NHL all-star in from 1984- 1986, 1988-1990 and again in 1993.
Kevin was on the NHL ALL-STAR TEAM in 1984.
Kevin announced his retirement after 19 seasons in the NHL. He played in 1247 games, had 84 goals and 348 assists for 432 points [30 July 1998].
Kevin was the Edmonton Oilers' first-ever NHL draft pick (21st overall; 9 August 1979.