David Meckler (LW)
||Highland Park, IL
2011-12 Season: Tallied 10 goals and seven assists for 17 points in 44 games with the Monarchs...Played in 300th professional game for the Monarchs on October 8...Has appeared in a club record 342 games in a Monarchs uniform from 2007-12...Moved into a tie for second place on the Monarchs all-time goals scored list with his 74th tally against the Worcester Sharks on April 10...Registered a three-game point-streak (1-2=3) from April 10-14...Finished the season ranked ninth on the Monarchs all-time points list with 135 career points...Missed 32 games from December 26 - March 11 due to an upper body injury.
Career Highlights: Collected 33 points (16-17=33) and 28 penalty minutes in 75 games with the Monarchs for the 2010-11 season...Recorded a career-high 17 assists...Registered two points (2-0=2) in seven games during the 2011 Calder Cup Atlantic Division Semifinals...Recorded 20 points (11-9=20) and 22 penalty minutes in 73 games with Manchester during the 2009-10 season…Ranked second on the team with 162 shots…Registered one goal and two penalty minutes in 14 games with the Monarchs during the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs...Recorded 29 points (14-15=29) and 28 penalty minutes in 74 games with Manchester during the 2008-09 season…Recorded a career-high eight shots on goal against the Lowell Devils on October 17, 2008...Made his professional debut with the Monarchs against the Springfield Falcons on October 7, 2007…Scored his first professional goal in his debut…Finished the 2007-08 season with 23 goals and 13 assists for 36 points and 24 penalty minutes…His 23 goals tied for fourth on the Monarchs squad…Tied for first with Manchester in shorthanded goals with two…Finished fifth in scoring with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League with 73 points (38-35=73) in 67 games during the 2006-07 season…Recorded 22 points (15-7=22) and 20 penalty minutes in 16 playoff games before being eliminated in the OHL’s Western Conference final by the Plymouth Whalers…Played one season at Yale University…Entered the Bulldogs history books when he scored the shorthanded game-winner in the fifth overtime against Union College on March 4, 2006, in the first round of the 2005-06 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Hockey League playoffs in what is the longest game in NCAA history…Collected 62 points (39-23=62) in 116 games with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League from 2003-05.
Transactions: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the fifth-round (134th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft…Signed a one-year contract with the Monarchs on August 17, 2007…Inked a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings on July 18, 2008...Signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings on July 15, 2011...Signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings on July 17, 2012.