Kyle Clifford
Kyle Clifford
Left Wing  - LAK
Number: 13
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 206
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 13, 1991  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Ayr, ON, Canada
Drafted: LAK / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (35th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2014-15: Led the Kings in penalty minutes and ranked fourth in hits (200; second among forwards)...Set career-highs in both assists (9) and points (15)...Registered his second-career multi-goal game (2-0=2), March 10 at COL; also set a career-high with a plus-3 rating... Tallied a game-high eight hits, Feb. 3 at WSH...Played in his 300th NHL game, Dec. 2 vs. BOS...Recorded his first multi-point game of the season and tied career-highs in points and assists (0-2=2), Nov. 22 at DAL.

2013-14: Led the Kings in penalty minutes…Tied a career-high with two assists Dec. 10 at MTL…PLAYOFFS: Led the NHL in penalty minutes…Assisted on the series-clinching GWG in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final vs. NYR…Tallied 1-1=2 points (tied a career-high, fourth time) in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final…Two assists (career high) in Game 7 of Round Two of the Western Conference Playoffs vs. ANA.

2012-13: Tied for ninth in NHL in hits (155)…Played in his 200th career game April 16, 2013 at SJ...First career multi-goal game March 16, 2013 vs. SJ…Points (1-4=5) in career high four straight games (Jan. 19-26, 2013)...Two assists Jan. 19, 2013 vs. CHI…Played with Ontario (ECHL, 4-3=7 in 9 GP) during lockout.

2011-12: Led Kings in penalty minutes for second straight season…”Gordie Howe" hat trick Jan. 23, 2012 vs. OTT (1-1=2 and fighting major)...First career multi-point game in the regular season (1-1=2) Jan. 9, 2012 vs. WSH...Played 100th career game Nov. 28, 2011 vs. SJ.

2010-11: Led the Kings in penalty minutes, which ranked second among NHL rookies…First Kings rookie to lead club in penalty minutes since Raitis Ivanans in 2006-07 (140)…Most penalty minutes by Kings rookie since Steve McKenna (150 in 1997-98)…Fifth on the Kings in hits (138, which ranked third among NHL rookies)…Scored seventh goal of season April 6, 2011 vs. Phoenix...Scored sixth goal of season, had four hits and 15 penalty minutes March 31, 2011 at Vancouver...Five hits March 26, 2011 vs. Colorado...Scored fifth goal of season and had four hits March 7, 2011 vs. Dallas...Earned assist on GWG Feb. 12, 2011 at Washington...Scored fourth goal of season Jan. 18, 2011 at St. Louis...Scored third goal of season Jan. 6, 2011 vs. Nashville...Seven hits Jan. 1, 2011 vs. San Jose...Four points (2-2=4) and plus-5 rating in six-game span (Dec. 9-18, 2010)...Scored second goal of season Dec. 19, 2010 at Chicago...Earned assist in second straight game Dec. 16, 2010 at St. Louis...Earned assist Dec. 13, 2010 at Detroit...Scored first NHL goal (22nd career game) Dec. 9, 2010 vs. Calgary...Four hits Dec. 4, 2010 vs. Detroit...Earned first NHL point (20th career game) with an assist and had six hits Dec. 2, 2010 vs. Florida...Four hits Nov. 29, 2010 at Anaheim...Four hits Oct. 28, 2010 at Dallas...Made NHL debut Oct. 9, 2010 at Vancouver...Tied for the 20th youngest player to appear in a game for the Kings (19 years, 269 days) and one of 20 teenagers to play for the Kings...PLAYOFFS: Tied for club lead in goals and points…Most points by Kings rookie in playoff series since Warren Rychel in 1993 (seven vs. Calgary, five vs. Vancouver)…Two points (1-1=2) in Games 2 and 5 vs. San Jose.

2009-10: 57 points (28-29=57) and 111 penalty minutes in 58 regular season games with Barrie (OHL)…Served as an alternate captain…Eighth on Barrie (tied for 14th in OHL) in plus-minus (+32)…Tied for fourth on Barrie in goals, fifth in penalty minutes…14 points (5-9=14) and 28 penalty minutes in 17 playoff games with Barrie, helping the Colts advance to the OHL Championship before losing to Windsor...Second on Barrie in penalty minutes…Signed with Manchester after Barrie was eliminated and made professional debut May 5, 2010 vs. Worcester in the playoffs…Helped Monarchs advance to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals.

2008-09: 28 points (16-12=28) and 133 penalty minutes in 60 regular season games with Barrie…Third on Barrie (19th in OHL) in penalty minutes…Fifth on Barrie in goals…Zero points and 13 penalty minutes in five playoff games with Barrie. 

2007-08: 15 points (1-14=15) and 83 penalty minutes in 66 regular season games with Barrie…Among club rookies he ranked: third in points, second in assists, first in penalty minutes (tied for third overall)...One assist and four penalty minutes in nine playoff games with Barrie, helping the Colts advance to the OHL’s Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Barrie, OHL.

Played for Team Canada at the following tournament: World U18 Championships (2009, 6 GP, 0-0=0, 16 PIM – led club).