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St. Louis Blues Jay McClement (18) gets past Minnestoa Wild Kurtis Foster (26) on a breakaway in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 20, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Kurtis Foster (born November 24, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Kurtis Foster was selected in the second round, 40th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames from the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. On December 18, 2001, Foster was traded by Calgary with Jeff Cowan to the Atlanta Thrashers for Petr Buzek.

On June 26, 2004, Foster was traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for Niclas Havelid. After one season with the Ducks, Foster signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Wild. He started the season in Houston of the AHL, but after a hot start, got called up and played his first NHL game of the year on November 19, 2005. He scored his first two goals of his young career that game against Tomas Vokoun.

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