Petr Kanko (LW)
||Pribram, Czech Republic
2006-07 Season: Appeared in 58 games with the Monarchsâ€¦Tallied 19 points (11-8=19) and 57 penalty minutesâ€¦Collected two points (1-1=2) and 12 penalty minutes in 11 playoff games.
Career Highlights: Made his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings versus the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on December 16, 2005â€¦Scored his first NHL point, the tying goal, in the Kings 4-3 shootout victory over the Mighty Ducks in his debutâ€¦Appeared in 10 games with the Kings during the 2005-06 season, recording one point (1-0=1)â€¦Tied the Monarchs franchise record for shorthanded goals in a season with four during the 2005-06 seasonâ€¦Honored with the Union Leader Fan Favorite Award on April 14, 2006â€¦Received the Monarchs Booster Club Player of the Year Award on April 14, 2006â€¦Tallied his first professional point, an assist, against the Springfield Falcons on April 2, 2004â€¦Scored his first professional goal against the Falcons on April 7, 2004â€¦Joined the Monarchs after collecting a career high 68 points (26-42=68) in 55 games with the Ontario Hockey Leagueâ€™s Kitchener Rangersâ€¦Appeared in 60 regular season games with the Rangers, recording 67 points (33-34=67) and 123 penalty minutes during the 2002-03 seasonâ€¦His 33 goals were second best on the Rangersâ€¦His five short-handed goals tied for the team leadâ€¦Participated in the 2003 Hershey Cup All-Star Gameâ€¦Appeared in 20 of Kitchenerâ€™s 21 playoff gamesâ€¦Helped lead the Rangers to the 2003 OHL playoff championship and the Memorial Cup championship with 27 points (11-16=27)â€¦Collected five points (4-1=5) in four Memorial Cup gamesâ€¦Bagged 60 points (28-32=60) in 61 games with the Rangers during the 2001-02 seasonâ€¦Finished his OHL career with 195 points (87-108=195) and 274 penalty minutes in 176 games with the Rangers.
Transactions: Selected by the Kings in the third-round (66th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Signed a three-year contract with the Kings on June 26, 2004â€¦Signed a one-year contract with the Kings on September 19, 2007.
International Play: Represented the Czech Republic at the 2001 World Junior Under-18 tournament in Finlandâ€¦Recorded seven points (6-1=7) in seven games.