Matt Moulson (LW)
||North York, ON
2007-08 Season: Made his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings against the San Jose Sharks on November 2, 2007…Scored his first NHL goal against the Sharks in his debut…Became the 16th player in Kings history to score in his NHL debut…Appeared in 22 games with the Kings…Recorded nine points (5-4=9) and four penalty minutes in those 22 games…Ranked fourth on the Monarchs squad with 56 points (28-28=56) and 29 penalty minutes in 57 games…Led the team with a shooting percentage of 17.8-percent, scoring 28 goals on 157 shots…His 28 goals were second on the Monarchs team…His 14 power play goals ranked third in Manchester…Appeared in four playoff games, recording two goals.
Career Highlights: Led the Monarchs in his rookie season (2006-07) with 57 points (25-32=57) in 77 games…His plus-26 rating also led Manchester and ranked fifth in the AHL…Tallied a team leading 25 goals and 11 power play goals…Scored five points (2-3=5) and eight penalty minutes in 16 playoff games during the 2007 Calder Cup playoffs…Led Cornell University in scoring for three straight season, 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06…Collegiate totals include 138 points (71-67=138) and 106 penalty minutes in 134 games from 2002-06.
Transactions: Selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the ninth-round (263rd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft…Signed with the Kings to a multi-year entry-level contract on September 8, 2006…Inked a one-year contract with the Kings on July 16, 2008.