Dwight King (LW)
2011-12 Season: Started the 2011-12 season with the Monarchs registering 11 goals and 18 assists for 29 points in 50 games...Recalled by the Kings on February 10, 2012 and made his season debut against the New York Islanders on February 11...Scored his first NHL goal, assist and points against the Dallas Stars on February 12 tallying a goal and an assist in the game...Finished the season with Los Angeles appearing in the remaining 27 games during the regular season registering five goals and nine assists for 14 points and 10 penalty minutes... Appeared in all 20 games for the Kings in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs scoring five goals and three assists for eight points and 13 penalty minutes.
Career Highlights: Made his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings against the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 17, 2010...Recorded zero points and two penalty minutes in six games with the Kings during the 2010-11 season...Collected career-highs in games played (72), goals (24), assists (28), points (52) and penalty minutes (58) withthe Monarchs for the 2010-11 campaign...Ranked second on the team in goals (24) and fourth in assists (28) that same season...Tied for second on the team with 10 power play goals for the 2010-11 season...Collected the longest goal-scoring streak of the 2010-11 season for the Monarchs with six goals in five games from February 12-20, 2011...Registered his first professional hat trick, the 20th hat trick in Monarchs history, against the Norfolk Admirals on March 25, 2011...Recorded five points (2-3=5) and two penalty minutes in seven games during the 2011 Calder Cup Atlantic Division Semifinals...Tallied 26 points (10-16=26), 42 penalty minutes and a plus-5 rating in 52 games during the 2009-10 season with the Monarchs…Recorded two assists in his American Hockey League debut, a 5-4 shootout victory over the Worcester Sharks on December 5, 2009…Scored his first AHL goal against the Lowell Devils on December 6, 2009...Began AHL career with four-game point streak (2-3=5) from December 5-12, 2009…Ranked second among Manchester rookies with 10 goals…Led Manchester rookies in post-season scoring with seven assists and nine points (2-7=9) in 16 games during the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs…Tied for second on the club in playoff assists…Tied for the lead among Manchester rookies with a plus-four rating during the playoffs…Finished sixth among AHL rookies with his nine points in the post-season…Recorded nine points (4-5=9) and nine penalty minutes in 20 games with the ECHL’s Ontario Reign…Made his professional debut against the Bakersfield Condors on October 16...Recorded his first professional point, an assist, against Bakersfield on October 17...Tallied his first professional goal against Bakersfield on October 31...Recorded 60 points (25-35=60) and 51 penalty minutes in 64 games with the Western Hockey League’s Lethbridge Hurricanes during the 2008-09 season…His 60 points and 35 assists ranked third on Lethbridge’s squad…His 25 goals ranked fourth on the Hurricanes…Ranked second on the team with eight power play goals…Led Lethbridge with four shorthanded goals which were also tied for seventh in the WHL…Tied for third on Lethbridge with a plus-9 rating…Recorded eight points (1-7=8) and two penalty minutes in 11 playoff games in 2009…Ranked second on the team in points during the playoffs…Led the team in assists for the playoffs…Played five seasons (2004-09) with the Hurricanes…Registered career highs in goals (34), assists (35), points (69) and penalty minutes (56) during the 2007-08 season…Collected 189 points (79-110=189) and 170 penalty minutes in 273 games during his five year tenure…Recorded 22 points (9-13=22) and 22 penalty minutes in 40 playoff games with Lethbridge.
International: Earned a gold medal for Canada at the 2006 U18 World Cup…Represented Team Canada Western at the 2005 and 2006 World U17 Hockey Challenge.
Transactions: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth-round (109th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft…Signed with the Kings to a three-year entry-level contract on May 21, 2009.