Los Angeles Kings
New Jersey Devils
Michael Cammalleri
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MikeCammalleri
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 9"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 06/08/1982
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Richmond Hill, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: LAK: 2001-49 overall

2006-07:  Set career highs in goals (34), power play goals (16), game-winning goals (5), assists (46), points (80), power play points (37), plus/minus (plus-5), shots (299), games played (81) and time-on-ice average (18:02)…Led the Kings in power play goals, assists, points, power play points and shots…Also led the Kings with 21 multiple-point games…Finished 11th in the NHL with 299 shots…Led all Kings forwards and ranked third overall on the club in power play time-on-ice average (4:39)…Won 54.2 percent of his face-offs (163 of 301)…Ranked second on the club in shooting percentage (11.4)…Finished with two shootout goals (2-for-6, 33.3 percent)…The first King to reach 80 points in one season since Ziggy Palffy (85 points, 2002-03)…Voted winner of the Bill Libby Memorial Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player by members of the media…Scored his first career overtime goal versus Anaheim on March 1, 2007…Skated in his 200th career Kings/NHL game versus Vancouver on February 22, 2007…Recorded a career high four points (2-2=4) at Florida on February 3, 2007…Scored his 100th career Kings/NHL point versus New Jersey on November 27, 2006…Established a new career high for most points in one month with 17 points (4-13=17) in nine February games. 

2005-06:  In his first full NHL season he led the Kings in a number of categories including most goals (26), most power play goals (15), most shots (206) and face-off winning percentage (53.5 percent)…Finished fourth overall in scoring with 55 points (26-29=55) and fifth in assists with 29…His four game-winning goals tied with Alexander Frolov for second on the team (Pavol Demitra led the Kings with 7 game-winning goals)…Had a career high five-game goal streak (6 goals during the streak) that lasted from October 21 – October 29, 2005…Averaged 16:45 of ice time per game…Played in his 100th career Kings/NHL game vs. Phoenix on January 5, 2006…Recorded 25 points (12-13=25) at home and 30 points (14-16=30) on the road.

2004-05:  Finished second in scoring in the American Hockey League while leading Manchester with 109 points (Binghamton’s Jason Spezza led the league with 117 points)…Won the Willie Marshall Award (given to the AHL’s top goal scorer) and led the Monarchs with 46 goals…Also led Manchester in assists with 63 (third in the AHL), power play goals with 17 (tied for third in the AHL) and shots with 308 (second in the AHL)…Set Manchester franchise records for goals (46), assists (63), points (109) and power play goals (17) in one season…Was a plus-25 to finish second on the Monarchs among forwards…Had four scoring streaks of more than 10 games during the season with a season high 14-game scoring streak that lasted from October 29 – November 27, 2004 (14-11=25 during the streak)…Recorded three or more points in 11 games…had a seven-game goal streak (10 goals during the streak) that lasted from November 14 – November 27, 2004…Opened the season with 20 goals in his first 22 games…Named a Second Team AHL All-Star at the conclusion of the season…Scored on one of seven shootout attempts (14.3 percent)…was one of six Monarchs picked to play in the AHL’s annual All-Star Classic, hosted by Manchester.   

2003-04:  Began the season on the injured list after sustaining a sprained left knee in a preseason game against San Jose on September 21, 2003…Played in two Kings games (recording no points) before being assigned to Manchester on November 7, 2003…Played in five games (scoring five points; 4-1=5) before he was recalled by the Kings on November 17, 2003…Scored in his first game after the recall (vs. Nashville on November 19, 2003) and went on to score 12 points (8-4=12) and register a plus-7 over his next 13 games (November 19 – December 11, 2003)…Included in his streak were a pair of two-goal games; vs. Chicago on November 29, 2003, and vs. Washington on December 6, 2003…Assigned to Manchester on January 3, 2004, and then recalled for a second time on February 20, 2004…Appeared in seven games and scored two points (1-1=2) before being sent back to the Monarchs for the balance of the season. 

2002-03:  Began his first pro season with Manchester and recorded 14 points (4-10=14) in his first nine games before being recalled by the Kings on November 7, 2002…Made his Kings/NHL debut at Ottawa picking up his first Kings/NHL point with an assist on November 8, 2002…Scored his first Kings/NHL goal (a game-winner) in his fifth NHL game at Edmonton on November 16, 2002…Played in 26 of 28 games after his recall (scoring eight points; 5-3=8) before being assigned back to Manchester on January 9, 2003…Recalled by the Kings on two other occasions in January (January 17 and January 27, 2003)…Suffered a concussion (and missed the remaining 31 games of the regular season) at San Jose on January 28, 2003.  

LAST AMATEUR CLUB:  University of Michigan, NCAA…CCHA First Team All-Star in 2001…NCAA West Second All-American Team in 2001…CCHA Second All-Star Team in 2002…NCAA West First All-American Team in 2002. 

INTERNATIONAL PLAY:  Represented Canada and won a gold medal at the 2007 World Championships (9 GP, 4-3=7)…Also skated for his native country at the 2006 World Championships (8 GP, 1-4=5)…Won a silver medal and was named the tournament’s top forward at the 2002 World Junior Championships (7 GP, 7-4=11)…Won a bronze medal at the 2001 World Junior Championships (7 GP, 4-2=6).

PERSONAL:  Lives in Toronto in the summer…nickname is Cammy…favorite movie is Raging Bull…favorite actress is Eva Mendes…favorite actor is Robert De Niro…favorite action hero is Batman…favorite recording artist is Van Morrison…favorite NHL city other than LA is Toronto…favorite book is Bringing Down the House…favorite sport to watch and play other than hockey is golf…favorite professional athlete is Scott Thornton…favorite road arena is the Air Canada Centre in Toronto…favorite vacation spot is Italy…favorite TV show is Entourage…favorite restaurant is Capo…favorite type of food is Italian…childhood idol was Wayne Gretzky…favorite cereal is Honey Bunches of Oats…superstition is that he has to tie his left skate first…supports Children’s Wish charity…wants to golf after his playing career is over.