Justin Azevedo (C)
||West Lorne, ON
2010-11 SEASON:M Ranked second on the Monarchs with 53 points (18-35=53) in 79 gamesâ€¦Recorded career-highs in goals (18), assists (35), points (53), games-played (79), plus/minus rating (plus-6), penalty minutes (71), game-winning goals (eight) and shots on goal (196)â€¦Skated in 79-of-80 games, the most on the teamâ€¦His 10 power play goals tied for second on the teamâ€¦Registered a team-high 20 power play assistsâ€¦Tied for the league-lead with eight game-winning goalsâ€¦Tallied a team-high three shootout goals going 3-for-6 on the seasonâ€¦Tallied 26 seconds into the second period of the game against the Springfield Falcons to tie the fastest goal from the start of a period on October 23, 2010...Ranked second on the Monarchs during the 2011 Calder Cup Playoffs with 10 points (3-7=10) in seven gamesâ€¦One of only four players in franchise history to score a shorthanded goal in the playoffs against the Binghamton Senators on April 19, 2011.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Ranked eighth on the Monarchs with 27 points (14-13=27) in 46 games during the 2009-10 seasonâ€¦His 14 goals ranked third on the squadâ€¦Finished the 2010 post-season tied for third place on the team with nine points (3-6=9) in 16 gamesâ€¦Made his professional debut with the Monarchs against the Hamilton Bulldogs on November 19, 2008 after recovering from an off-season wrist injuryâ€¦Recorded three assists in his debut, his first professional pointsâ€¦Tallied his first professional goal against the Rochester Americans on November 21, 2008â€¦Scored eight points (4-4=8) in his first eight gamesâ€¦Carried the longest assist streak on the team during the season with six assists in five games from January 21-31, 2009â€¦Became the 24th player in Monarchs history to record four points in one game with a goal and three assists against the Lowell Devils on February 21, 2009â€¦Led Manchesterâ€™s rookies and finished seventh overall with 36 points (12-24=36) and 31 penalty minutes in 49 games during the 2008-09 seasonâ€¦.Member of the Ontario Hockey Leagueâ€™s 2007-08 Champion Kitchener Rangers squadâ€¦Registered career-highs with 43 goals, 81 assists and 124 points in 67 games with the Rangers during their championship seasonâ€¦Honored with the Red Tilson Trophy as the most outstanding player in the OHLâ€¦Earned the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy for being the top scorer in the OHLâ€¦Set an individual high in goals (10), assists (26), points (36) and penalty minutes (33) in 20 playoff games with the Rangers in 2008â€¦Earned the Ed Chynoweth Trophy as the top scorer of the Memorial Cupâ€¦Named Central Hockey Leagueâ€™s Player of the Yearâ€¦Earned the CHL Top Scorer Awardâ€¦Honored with the Wayne Gretzky 99 Award for the most outstanding player in the OHL playoffsâ€¦Collected 107 goals, 181 assists, 298 points, a plus/minus rating of plus-49 and 230 penalty minutes in 235 career games with the Rangers (2004-08)â€¦Recorded 58 points (17-41=58) and 81 penalty minutes in 49 playoff games with the Rangers from 2004-08.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the sixth-round (153rd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Signed a one-year contract with the Machester Monarchs on October 8, 2008â€¦Inked a multi-year entry-level contract with the Kings on July 20, 2009.