December 12, 1990|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
103rd overall, 2009|
Kristopher Foucault (born December 12, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with ERC Ingolstadt of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Foucault was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round (103rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Foucault played major junior hockey in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 2006–07 to 2010–11, collecting 56 goals and 55 assists for 111 points in 195 games. Before his WHL career he spent a season with the Canmore Eagles in the AJHL.
On May 27, 2011, the Minnesota Wild signed Foucault to a three-year entry level deal. On February 14, 2012, Foucault made his NHL debut, to become the 13th rookie to see ice time with the Wild during their 2011–12 season. In the 2013–14 season, Foucault was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild. With no opportunity of a recall with Minnesota he recorded 11 goals and 22 points in 58 games with Iowa.
Foucault was not tendered a qualifying offer with the Wild and was released as a free agent in the offseason. On July 3, 2014, he signed his first European contract, on a one-year deal with Austrian club, Vienna Capitals of the EBEL. He completed the season ranked 13th in the league in scoring (54 games: 22 goals, 25 assists) and moved to Switzerland for the 2015–16 campaign: He split the season between the ZSC Lions of the top-flight National League A (NLA) and second-tier team GC Küsnacht Lions. As a member of Team Canada, Foucault won the Spengler Cup in December 2015.
In May 2016, Foucault penned a two-year deal with the Grizzlys Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) in Germany. After concluding his third season with the Grizzlys in 2018–19, Foucault opted to leave the club as a free agent on March 8, 2019.
Foucault agreed to continue in the DEL, signing a one-year deal with ERC Ingolstadt on April 15, 2019.
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- "Further personnel decisions taken by Wolfsburg". Grizzlys Wolfsburg. March 8, 2019. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
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- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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