Juraj Mikus (C)
2008-09 Season: Recorded a career-high 90 points (31-59=90), 52 penalty minutes and a plus-58 rating in all 56 games for HK 36 Skalica of the Slovak Extraliga…His 59 assists led the team, while his 31 goals and 90 points finished second to teammate and former Los Angeles King Ziggy Palffy.
Career Highlights: Played five seasons with HK 36 Skalica…Registered 157 points (63-94=157) and 176 penalty minutes in 205 games from 2003-06 and 2007-09…Collected 71 points (29-42=71) and 36 penalty minutes in 60 games with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Chicoutimi Sagueneens during the 2006-07 season…His 29 goals, 42 assists and 71 points ranked second on the Sagueneens.
International: Skated with Team Slovakia at the 2009 World Championships, recording one point (0-1=1) and two penalty minutes in six games…It was his second straight appearance with Slovakia at the World Championships and fifth straight year he’s represented his country internationally (U-18 WJC in 2005, WJC in 2006 and 2007, WC in 2008 and 2009).
Transactions: Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth-round (121st overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft….Signed a two-year entry level contract with the Kings on July 21, 2009.