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Peter Harrold
Peter Harrold
Defenseman
Number: 5
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 8, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Kirtland Hills, OH, United States
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Acquired: Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 12, 2006.
2009-10: Wife Casey gave birth to their first child (Lincoln) March 16, 2010…Two points (1-1=2) in two-game span (Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, 2010)...Played season high 18:26 Jan. 26, 2010 at Toronto…Scored lone goal of season Jan. 23, 2010 at Detroit (first goal since Apr. 11, 2009 vs. San Jose: 29 games)…PLAYOFFS: Zero points in two games (Kings won both games he played).

2008-09: Career-high four goals, eight assists, 12 points, 28 penalty minutes, 95 shots and 69 games played...Scored two goals as forward and two as defenseman...Scored game-winning goal April 11, 2009 vs. San Jose...Played in 100th NHL game March 24, 2009 at St. Louis...Points in three straight games (2-1=3) Dec. 23 to Dec. 27, 2008…Scored first goal of season and was plus-2 Dec. 23, 2008 at Columbus...Played season high 20:42 Oct. 30, 2008 vs. Vancouver.

2007-08:
Career-high plus-3 April 3, 2008 vs. San Jose…Plus-2 two straight games (March 20, 2008 at Phoenix and March 22, 2008 at Dallas)...First career NHL goal Feb. 23, 2008 vs. Chicago...Recalled from Manchester (AHL) two times during season. Had 43 points (7-36=43) in 49 games prior to second call-up (Feb. 19, 2008)…At the time, his 36 assists ranked first among AHL defensemen and 43 points tied for second among league blue-liners...Made season debut with Kings Feb. 2, 2008 at New Jersey…Selected to PlanetUSA's 2008 AHL All-Star Team.

2006-07:
Recalled from Manchester Nov. 21, 2006…Earned point (assist) in NHL debut Nov. 22, 2006 at San Jose…Played in 10 straight games with Kings before being re-assigned to Manchester on Dec. 13, 2006…Recalled from Manchester for the second time March 6, 2007… Played in two more games with Kings before being re-assigned back to Manchester March 10, 2007…Second among Manchester defensemen with 34 points (7-27=34) in 62 regular season games…Led all Manchester defensemen with seven goals…Five goals were scored on power play…Tied for third on Manchester with plus-16…Selected to Planet USA's 2007 AHL All-Star Team (had two assists in game)…11 points (3-8=11) and 18 penalty minutes in 16 playoff games with Manchester, helping the Monarchs advance to the AHL's Eastern Conference Finals...Tied for first among AHL defensemen with 11 points (3-8=11).

2005-06:
Best season at Boston College with 30 points (7-23=30) in 40 games…Third on Boston College with 23 assists, fourth with 30 points...Recipient of Angelo V. Berlandi Hockey Scholarship…Shared program's John A. "Snooks" Kelley Award (with former King Brian Boyle) as player who best typifies Boston College hockey.

2004-05: 14 points (4-10=14) in 35 games for Boston College…Third among Hockey East players with plus-20…Third with plus-14 rating in conference play…Three multi-point games…Scored season's most dramatic goal when he netted equalizer against Maine with 17 seconds remaining in regular season finale (March 5, 2005), clinching regular season title for Boston College.

2003-04: 14 points (2-12=14) and plus-19 in 40 games for Boston College…Three multi-point games…Scored one game-winning goal, the decisive tally in Boston College's victory over Niagara in first round of NCAA Tournament in Manchester, N.H. on March 27, 2004.

2002-03:
12 points (1-11=12) in 39 games for Boston College…Earned program's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award…Two multi-point games.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Boston College, NCAA…Hockey East First-Team All-Star in 2005-06…NCAA East First Team All-American in 2005-06…Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team in both 2004-05 and 2003-04…Earned Boston College's Outstanding Freshman Award in 2002-03.

INTERNATIONAL PLAY:
Represented USA at 2009 World Championships (3 GP, 0-0=0) – one of three Kings to play for the team (Dustin Brown and Jack Johnson)…Member of 2002 U.S. Junior Select Team at Viking Cup…Skated with Team USA at 2000 Four Nations Tournament.

PERSONAL: Nickname: Harry…Off-season home: Hermosa Beach…Wife: Casey…Kid: Lincoln (7 months)…Pets: dog (Kaiser) and cat (Milo)…Favorite movie: Harley Davidson and The Marlboro Man…Favorite TV show: Tosh.0…Favorite actor: Anthony Hopkins…Favorite band: Red Hot Chili Peppers…Favorite NHL city, other than Los Angeles: Chicago…Favorite book: The Big Short…Favorite sport other than hockey: golf…Favorite pro athlete: Matt Greene…Favorite hockey player growing up: Nicklas Lidstrom…Favorite road arena: United Center…Favorite food: anything his wife or brother cooks…Favorite holiday: Groundhog Day…Favorite website, other than LAKings.com: failblog.org…Favorite vacation spot: Charleston, S.C.…First job: painting lines on athletic fields…Wears jersey number because: it’s a prime number…Charities: supports ASPCA…Helps the environment by: recycling…If not a hockey player he would be: lawyer…Miscellaneous: better ping pong player than Brad Richardson.