2014-15: Selected as the Kings Outstanding Defenseman for the third consecutive year and sixth time overall Won the Most Valuable Player award as voted by the media (Billy Libby Memorial Award) for the first time One of four Kings to play in all 82 games (second time in his career he has played in all 82 games) Finished the season ranked second in the NHL in TOI/GP (28:59), led the league in total TOI (2,377:40), and led team defensemen in assists (39) Registered nine multi-point games (most among team defensemen and tied for fifth overall) Tallied his 200th career NHL assist, April 7 at EDM Played in his 500th career NHL game, Feb. 21 at SJS (Stadium Series Game) Logged a regular-season career high 34:21 TOI, Dec. 18 vs. STL Tallied a career-tying five game point streak (1-4=5), Nov. 15-25.
Goals: 1 (6x: Last, 3-22 at CHI)
Assists: 2 (5x: Last, 4-4 vs. PHX)
Points: 2 (7x: Last, 4-4 vs. PHX)
+/-: Plus-3 (10-24 at STL)
TOI: 29:04 (11-22 vs. COL)
Shots: 6 (2x: Last, 2-16 vs. ATL)
PIM: 4 (3x: Last, 3-13 at VAN)
THIS SEASON: Represented Team Canada at the 2009 World Championships...Selected as the Kings Outstanding Defenseman and Best Newcomer (Mark Bavis Memorial Award)...Led all NHL rookies and the Kings with 23:49 average time-on-ice...Played at least 20 minutes in 76 of 81 games (25-plus minutes in 34 games and a season-high 29:04 Nov. 22 vs. Colorado)...Tied for first among NHL rookie defensemen with 27 points and 21 assists...Tied for second among NHL rookie defensemen with six goals (which was tied for first on the team)...His 27 points were the most by a Kings rookie defenseman since Lubomir Visnovsky had 39 points (7-32=39) in 2000-01...Ranked second among NHL rookies with 114 blocked shots (which was second on the team)...Ranked second among NHL rookie defensemen with three power-play goals (which was tied for first among team defensemen)...Led NHL rookie defensemen with 126 shots...Had seven multi-point games (the Kings were 6-0-1 in those games)...Was 1-for-3 in shootouts = 33.3 percent)...Recorded two assists April 4 vs. Phoenix...Had three-game point streak (2-2=4), which lasted from March 19 to March 23...Recorded two points (1-1=2) March 19 at Boston...Recorded two assists March 5 vs. Dallas...Scored game-deciding shootout goal Feb. 24 at Minnesota...Recorded two assists Feb. 16 vs. Atlanta...Recorded two assists Jan. 20 at Minnesota...Selected to participate in the YoungStars event as part of the 2009 NHL All-Star Weekend and recorded two points (1-1=2) in the game (Jan. 24 at Montreal)...Recorded six blocked shots Dec. 2 at Phoenix...Was among the runner-ups (to Columbus' Steve Mason) for Rookie of the Month honors for November after notching seven points (2-5=7) in 13 games (tied for second most among rookie defensemen)...Had five points in three-game span (1-4=5) Nov. 6 to Nov. 11...Recorded second straight multi-point game Nov. 8 vs. St. Louis (1-1=2)...Recorded first two assists in NHL (first career multi-point game) Nov. 6 vs. Florida...Was a plus-3 Oct. 24 at St. Louis...Recorded first career NHL point with a goal Oct. 20 vs. Colorado (fifth NHL game)...Made NHL debut Oct. 11 at San Jose...Became the fifth youngest player (second youngest defenseman) to appear in a game for the Kings...Was 18 years, 10 months and three days in the Season Opener Oct. 11 at San Jose...Defenseman Aki Berg was the youngest player at 18 years, two months and nine days.