Justin Azevedo
Justin Azevedo
Kings - Center
NUMBER: 62
HEIGHT: 5' 7"
WEIGHT: 175
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 04/01/1988
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: West Lorne, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: LAK: 2008-153 overall
OHL First All-Star Team (2008) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2008) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2008) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2008) Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), June 7, 2012.
2010-11: Second on Manchester in points, assists and shots (196)…Three assists April 6, 2011 at Portland...Back-to-back three-point games (2-1=3 Feb. 25, 2011 vs. Bridgeport and 1-2=3 Feb. 26, 2011 at Bridgeport)…Points (2-4=6) in four straight games (Jan. 8-14, 2011)...Second on Manchester in playoff points, tied for first in playoff assists.

2009-10: Missed more than two months for Manchester after suffering lower body injury Nov. 18, 2009 vs. Norfolk (returned Jan. 29, 2010 at Providence)… Back-to-back three point games (1-2=3 Feb. 6, 2010 at Bridgeport and 2-1=3 Feb. 12, 2010 at Springfield)…Points (3-1=4) in four straight games (March 24-28, 2010)…Helped Monarchs advance to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals…Tied for third on club in playoff points.

2008-09: First among Manchester rookies in points, goals and assists…Tied for first among club rookies in PPG (3)…Four points (1-3=4) Feb. 21, 2009 vs. Lowell…Points (2-8=10) in nine straight games (Jan. 9-Feb. 4, 2009)…Assists (7a) in six straight games (Jan. 16-31, 2009)…Under AHL rules this wasn’t counted as point and assist streaks because he was a healthy scratch on Jan. 17, 2009 (healthy scratches end streaks)…Recorded point in every game played in January 2009 (1-8=9)…Three assists in professional debut Nov. 19, 2008 at Hamilton.

2007-08: Served as an alternate captain for Kitchener (OHL)…Named OHL’s Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy), OHL First-Team All-Star and CHL Player of the Year…Recipient of OHL Leading Scorer Award (Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy) and CHL Top Scorer Award…In OHL he ranked: first in points, first in assists, seventh in goals, first in PPA (56), tied for eighth in PPG (18) and tied for 12th in GWG (7)…Played in OHL All-Star Classic (two assists in game)…Helped Kitchener capture the OHL Championship and bid in Memorial Cup…Recipient of Wayne Gretzky 99 Award (most outstanding player in OHL playoffs)…In OHL playoffs he ranked: first in points, tied for first in assists, tied for sixth in goals, tied for sixth in PPG (4), first in PPA (14) and tied for 10th in plus-minus (+10)…11 points (4-7=11) and two penalty minutes in five Memorial Cup games, helping Kitchener advance to championship game before losing to Spokane…Recipient of Memorial Cup Leading Scorer Award (Ed Chynoweth Trophy)…In Memorial Cup he ranked: first in points, first in assists and tied for third in goals.

2006-07: Helped Kitchener advance to the OHL’s Western Conference Semifinals…Second on Kitchener in playoff points and playoff assists, tied for second on club in playoff goals.
 
2005-06: Second on Kitchener in points and assists, tied for second on club in goals.

2004-05: Second among Kitchener rookies in points, goals and assists…Helped Kitchener advance to the OHL’s Western Conference Finals.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB:
Kitchener, OHL…Received the following awards in 2007-08: OHL’s Most Outstanding Player (Red Tilson Trophy), OHL First-Team All-Star, CHL Player of the Year, OHL Leading Scorer Award (Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy), CHL Top Scorer Award, Wayne Gretzky 99 Award (most outstanding player in OHL playoffs) and Memorial Cup Leading Scorer Award (Ed Chynoweth Trophy)…Played in OHL All-Star Classic in 2007-08.

INTERNATIONAL PLAY:
Played for Team Canada at the following tournament: World U18 Championships (7 GP, 4-4=8, tied club lead in points, led club in goals).