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Jake Muzzin
Jake Muzzin
Defenseman  - LAK
Number: 6
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 21, 1989  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Jan. 4, 2010.
Drafted: PIT / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (141st overall)
2010-11: Had three stints with the Kings during the season (made Opening Day roster)…First career NHL point (assist) Oct. 15, 2010 vs. Vancouver (fourth NHL game)...Made NHL debut Oct. 9, 2010 at Vancouver…Ranked second on Manchester in plus-minus (20)…Second among Manchester defensemen (tied for first among rookies) in playoff points…Tied for second on Manchester in playoff goals (first among defensemen)…Second on Manchester in playoff plus-minus (+4, led defensemen).

2009-10: Sault Ste. Marie’s (OHL) team captain…Named OHL’s Defenseman of the Year (Max Kaminsky Trophy), OHL First-Team All-Star and played in OHL All-Star Classic (served as an alternate captain)…Second in voting for OHL’s Top Overage Player…Among Western Conference Coaches Poll he ranked first in Hardest Shot, first in Best Defensive Defenseman, tied for first in Best Bodychecker and second in Offensive Defenseman...Among OHL defensemen he ranked: tied for second in points, second in assists, fourth in goals…Tied for second overall in OHL in PPA (31)…Led Sault Ste. Marie in points and assists, tied for first among club defensemen in PPG (9)…Assigned to Manchester and made pro debut April 2, 2010 vs. Bridgeport…Helped Monarchs advance to AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals.

2008-09: Second among Sault Ste. Marie defensemen in goals, assists and points…Tied for first among club defensemen in PPG (4)…Played in OHL All-Star Classic.

2007-08: Helped Sault Ste. Marie advance to OHL’s Western Conference Finals.

2006-07: Missed first half of season with Sault Ste. Marie due to back injury…Helped Sault Ste. Marie advance to OHL’s Western Conference Semifinals.

2005-06: Missed first season with Sault Ste. Marie with back injury.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Sault Ste. Marie, OHL…OHL’s Defenseman of the Year (Max Kaminsky Trophy) and OHL First-Team All-Star in 2009-10…Played in OHL All-Star Classic in 2008-09 and 2009-10 (served as an alternate captain).

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Pittsburgh in the fifth round (141st overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.