Teddy Purcell
Teddy Purcell
Left Wing
Number: 54
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 203
Shoots: Right
Born: Sep 8, 1985  (Age 28)
Birthplace: St. John's, NL, Canada
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Acquired: Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 27, 2007.
2008-09: Had 16 points (4-12=16) and four penalty minutes in 40 games with the Kings and 38 points (16-22=38) and 12 penalty minutes in 38 games with Manchester (AHL)...Was 0-for-2 in shootouts with the Kings...Had an NHL career-high five-game point streak (2-4=6), which lasted from March 1 to March 9, 2009...Recorded two assists March 9, 2009 vs. Vancouver...Recorded game-winning goal March 7, 2009 vs. Minnesota...Recalled from Manchester Feb. 23, 2009 (second call-up of the season)...Led Manchester with 16 goals and was second with 38 points (16-22=38 in 38 games) at the time of this call-up…Assigned to Manchester Jan. 18, 2009...Named to the 2009 Canadian AHL All-Star Team Jan. 6, 2009 (second straight selection) and recorded five assists in the game (Jan. 26, 2009 in Worcester)...In two all-star appearances with Manchester he has eight points (3-5=8), which ties an AHL record...Recorded first career multi-assist game Dec. 27, 2008 at Phoenix...Recorded first career multi-point game (1-1=2) and was a plus-2 Dec. 15, 2008 vs. San Jose...Recorded an assist in his Kings season debut Dec. 11, 2008 vs. St. Louis...Recalled from Manchester Dec. 10, 2008.

2007-08: Had three points (1-2=3) in 10 games with the Kings…Scored first career NHL goal Feb. 15, 2008 vs. Calgary...Notched first career NHL point with an assist Jan. 24, 2008 vs. Anaheim...Made NHL debut Jan. 15, 2008 at Edmonton...Appeared in 67 regular season games with Manchester, recording 83 points (25-58=83) and 34 penalty minutes…His 83 points and 58 assists led all AHL rookies (third and fourth overall respectively)…His 25 goals were tied for second among AHL rookies…His 49 power-play points and 36 power-play assists led all AHL rookies (both second overall)…His 13 power-play goals was second among AHL rookies (trailing teammate Brian Boyle)…Named AHL Rookie of the Month for November 2007 after recording 17 points (5-12=17) in 12 games...Named a starter for the Canadian AHL All-Star Team...Named MVP of the AHL’s All-Star Classic after collecting a hat trick during regulation play and then scoring the decisive goal in a shootout as the Canadian AHL All-Stars edged the PlanetUSA AHL All-Stars 9-8 on Jan. 28, 2008…Also appeared in four playoff games with Manchester, recording three points (0-3=3).

2006-07: Helped the University of Maine advance to the 2007 Frozen Four by scoring 43 points (16-27=43) in 40 games…He finished third on the Black Bears in points and goals and his 27 assists led the team…Tied for fourth in the nation among rookies in points and was fifth in the nation among freshmen with an average of 1.07 points-per-game…Led the Black Bears and tied for eighth in the nation with five game-winning goals…Was named Hockey East Rookie of the Month three times (October, December and January), Hockey East Rookie of the Week twice and Hockey East Player of the Week once…Scored in 10 straight games from November 19, 2006 through January 12, 2007, the longest streak on the team that season…His 43 points as a freshman ranked 10th all-time at the university and they were the most points scored by a freshman since the 1992-93 season…The seventh Black Bear to ever be named the Hockey East Rookie of the Year…Also named the Inside College Hockey Rookie of the Year.

2005-06: Recorded 71 points (19-52=71) and 14 penalty minutes in 55 regular season games for Cedar Rapids (USHL)…His 71 points was tied for the team lead and tied for third in the USHL…His 52 assists and 31 power-play assists led the USHL…His 19 goals tied for third on Cedar Rapids…Had 11 points (3-8=11) and four penalty minutes in eight postseason games with Cedar Rapids…His 11 playoff points and eight assists led the club.

2004-05: Recorded 67 points (20-47=67) and 22 penalty minutes in 58 regular season games with Cedar Rapids…His 67 points led the team and was fourth in the USHL…His 47 assists also led the club and was second in the league…Had 14 points (5-9=14) and four penalty minutes in 11 postseason games, leading Cedar Rapids to the Clark Cup Championship…His 14 playoff points was first on the team and third in the USHL…His nine playoff assists also led the club and was second in the league.

2003-04: Recorded 46 points (21-25=46) and eight penalty minutes in 51 regular season games for Notre Dame (SJHL)…His 21 goals, 25 assists and 46 points all ranked third on the team.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: University of Maine, NCAA…Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year and College Hockey Rookie of the Year in 2006-07.