John Kurtz
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 05/16/1989
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, April 10, 2013.
Appeared in his fifth AHL season in 2013-14, his second with Norfolk…collected 5-7=12 points with 112 PIM in 73 games…set career highs in goals, assists, points, appearances and PIM…recorded a season-high two points (1-1=2), Jan. 19 @ Charlotte…was recalled by Anaheim on Apr. 13, but did not make his NHL debut before being reassigned to Norfolk the following day…made his AHL postseason debut in 2014, scoring one goal (1-0=1) with nine PIM in nine Calder Cup Playoff games…tallied the GWG in a 3-1 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal, May 6 @ St. John’s…appeared in his fourth AHL season in 2012-13, recording 3-5=8 points and 103 PIM in 59 games for Norfolk…set AHL career highs in scoring, assists, games and PIM…earned his first career AHL multi-point game (0-2=2) along with a career-best +3 rating, Mar. 8 vs. Hershey…signed a one-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, Apr. 10, 2013…split the 2011-12 season with Syracuse (AHL) and Elmira (ECHL)…scored one goal in 12 games with Syracuse (Jan. 14 @ Albany) and  3-5=8 points in 19 games with Elmira…played 49 games for Syracuse during the 2010-11 season, scoring 4-2=6 points…also played in eight games with Elmira, notching 1-2=3 points and a +2 rating…appeared in 62 games with Sudbury in his final OHL season in 2009-10, scoring 30-16=46 points and 59 PIM…led the Wolves in PPG (10), ranked second in goals and fifth in points…scored his first career hat trick (3-0=3, +3), Nov. 20 vs. Saginaw…made his second consecutive appearance in the OHL Playoffs, earning one assist and two PIM in four playoffs games for Sudbury…made his AHL debut for Syracuse on Mar. 31, going scoreless against Hershey…scored his first career AHL goal on Apr. 2 in a 3-2 victory over Adirondack (1-0=1)…in 2008-09, finished his third OHL season with career highs in assists, points (21-33=54) and plus/minus (+15)…scored 1-1=2 points in six postseason games in his first OHL Playoff appearance…appeared in 63 games during his first season with Sudbury in 2007-08, earning 12-16=28 points and 41 PIM…played 58 games for Windsor during his first OHL season in 2006-07, registering 8-7=15 points and 31 PIM.