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Scott Thornton
Scott Thornton
Left Wing
(THOHRN-tuhn)
Number: 27
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 9, 1971
Birthplace: London, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2006. DRAFTED: TOR - 1st round, 3rd overall, 1989 NHL Entry Draft. LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Belleville, OHL…Was one of three Belleville Bulls to be drafted by Toronto in the first-round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft (Rob Pearson and Steve Bancroft were the other two).
Drafted: TOR / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (3rd overall)



SEASON HIGHS:

Goals: 1 (2-5 at NYR, most recent)
Assists: 1 (4-3 vs. SJ, most recent)br>Points: 1 (4-3 vs. SJ, most recent)br>+/-: Plus-2 (4-5 vs. ANA, most recent)br>TOI: 14:08 (4-5 vs. ANA)br>Shots: 3 (3-27 vs. PHX)br>PIM: 7 (12-10 vs. VAN)br>
THIS SEASON: Scored the game-winning goal Dec. 29 at Colorado...Played in his 900th NHL game Oct. 18 at Calgary.

LAST SEASON: Closed the season with a shorthanded goal versus Phoenix on April 7, 2007...Had an assist in his first game back (versus Colorado on Feb. 24, 2007) after missing 23 straight games with a wrist injury...Served as an assistant captain...Scored his first Kings goal at Colorado on Nov. 7, 2006...Scored his first Kings point (an assist) versus Dallas on Oct. 14, 2006...Made his Kings debut at Anaheim on Oct. 6, 2006...Won 84 of his 145 total face-offs (57.9 percent)...Finished second on the club with 85 penalty minutes.