Kevin Westgarth
Kevin Westgarth
Right Wing
Number: 19
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 234
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 7, 1984
Birthplace: Amherstburg, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2007.
2009-10: 25 points (11-14=25), 180 penalty minutes and plus-6 in 76 regular season games with Manchester (AHL)…One of seven AHL players to have 25-plus points and 150-plus penalty minutes…Led Manchester in penalty minutes (19th in AHL)…Back-to-back two-goal games (Dec. 4, 2009 vs. Hartford and Dec. 5, 2009 vs. Worcester)…Plus-4 Dec. 5, 2009 vs. Worcester…Two assists and plus-3 Oct. 3, 2009 at Albany…One goal and 10 penalty minutes in six playoff games with Manchester, helping the Monarchs advance to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals…Missed 10 games with lower body injury.

2008-09: Zero points and nine penalty minutes in nine games with Kings…Made NHL debut Jan. 20, 2009 at Minnesota…Recalled from Manchester twice during season…10 points (4-6=10) and 165 penalty minutes in 65 games with Manchester…Led Manchester in penalty minutes (tied for 24th in AHL)…21 penalty minutes Nov. 1, 2008 at Worcester.

2007-08: 12 points (6-6=12) and 191 penalty minutes in 69 regular season games with Manchester…Second on Manchester in penalty minutes (second among AHL rookies)…Led AHL rookies with 25 major penalties (tied for fourth overall in AHL)…Zero points and six penalty minutes in four playoff games with Manchester.

2006-07: Finished senior year at Princeton University, recording 24 points (8-16=24) and 40 penalty minutes…24 points and 16 assists collegiate career highs…Ranked third on Princeton in points and assists…Tied for second on Princeton with five power-play goals...Tied for second on club with 18 points (6-12=18) during conference play…Played with older brother Brett (defenseman) for third season (Kevin and Brett teammates in 2006-07, 2005-06 and 2003-04)…Signed with Kings March 16, 2007 and finished season with Manchester, recording three points (1-2=3) and 44 penalty minutes in 14 games…Made professional debut with Manchester March 18, 2007 at Providence.

2005-06: 23 points (10-13=23) and 36 penalty minutes in 29 games with Princeton…10 goals were collegiate career high…21 points ranked second on Princeton, 10 goals were tied for third…Third on Princeton with five power-play goals…Tied for second on club with nine goals during conference play.

2004-05: Seven points (4-3=7) and 36 penalty minutes in 29 games with Princeton…Ranked fourth on Princeton in penalty minutes.

2003-04: Six points (3-3=6) and 48 penalty minutes in 25 games during freshman year at Princeton…48 penalty minutes were a collegiate career high and led Princeton…Led Princeton with 42 penalty minutes during conference play.