Erik Ersberg (G)
2009-10 Season: Collected a record of 4-3-2 with a 2.40 goals-against-average and a .906 save percentage in 11 regular season games with Kingsâ€¦Stopped two-of-four shots in one playoff game with the Kings.
Career Highlights: Finished the 2008-09 season with a record of 8-11-5, a 2.64 goals-against-average and a .900 save percentage in 28 games with Kingsâ€¦Selected to participate in the YoungStars event as part of the 2009 NHL All-Star Weekend (first-ever Kings goaltender selected for event, but did not play due to injury)...Recorded a career-high four-game win streak from November 6-13, 2008â€¦Registered a 6-5-3 record with a 2.48 goals-against-average, a .927 save percentage and two shutouts in 14 appearances with Kings during the 2007-08 seasonâ€¦Led Kings goaltenders in goals-against average (2.48), save percentage (.927) and shutouts (two)â€¦Stopped 338 of 359 shots in first 11 NHL appearances Feb. 23 to March 27, 2008 (1.97 GAA and .942 spct)â€¦First Kings rookie to post multiple shutouts in season since 2003-04 (Cristobal Huet)â€¦First career shutout and win versus Ottawa (40 saves, 2-0 win) on March 6, 2008â€¦First shutout by Kings rookie since April 17, 2006 at San Jose (Jason LaBarbera)â€¦First NHL rookie goaltender to make 40 saves in shutout since November 14, 1996 (Vancouver's Mike Fountain)â€¦The 40 saves were most ever by Kings rookie goaltender in shutout (previous mark was 38 saves by Gary Edwards March 5, 1972)â€¦Made 33 saves in first career NHL start at Minnesota (2-1 OTL) on March 2, 2008â€¦Made NHL debut versus Chicago (entered in relief and stopped 18-of-19 shots in 6-5 OTL) on February 23, 2008 â€¦First Swedish goaltender in Kings history...Collected a record of 10-13-2 with 2.92 goals-against-average, a .891 save percentage and one shutout in 30 appearances with Manchester during the 2007-08 seasonâ€¦Recorded his first professional shutout versus Portland on December 14, 2007... Played in 41 regular season games with HV 71 Jonkoping of the Swedish Elite League (SEL) and had a 22-12-7 record, a 2.39 goals-against-average and a .908 save-percentage during the 2006-07 seasonâ€¦Named the winner of the Elitserien Honken Trophy as the Goalie of the Yearâ€¦Candidate for Elitserien Rookie of the Yearâ€¦Selected to play on the Swedish National Team for the 2006 Karjala Tournament and the Channel One Cupâ€¦Appeared in 14 playoff games for HV 71 Jonkoping recording a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .888 save-percentage...Appeared in 10 games with HV 71 Jonkoping of the SEL during the 2005-06 seasonâ€¦Registered a 7-2-1 record with a 1.79 goals-against-average and .929 save-percentage.
International: Represented Team Sweden in one game at the 2007 World Championshipsâ€¦Lost the one game allowing four goals and recording a 4.06 goals-against-average and a .871 save-percentage.
Transactions: Signed with the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on May 31, 2007â€¦Agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the Kings March 4, 2009.