Derek Forbort (D)
2012-13 Season: Made his professional debut with the Monarchs against the Connecticut Whale on April
12, 2013...Recorded his first professional point, an assist, against the Hershey Bears on April 13, 2013…
Collected one point (0-1=1) and a plus/minus rating of plus-5 in six games with the Monarchs…Held scoreless
in four games during the 2013 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals…Completed his junior year at the
University of North Dakota with four goals and 13 assists for 17 points and 22 penalty minutes in 42 games…
Recorded a collegiate career-high with 17 points.
Career Highlights: Tallied two goals and 11 assists for 13 points and 28 penalty minutes for the University
of North Dakota during the 2011-12 season...Named to the WCHA Final Five All-Tournament Team and All-
WCHA Academic Team during his sophomore season...Collected 15 points (0-15=15) and 26 penalty minutes in 38 games during the 2010-11 season…Received the team’s Rookie of the Year Award…Named to Athletics
Director’s Fall Honor Roll in 2010...Led all WCHA rookie defensemen with a plus-21...Led all UND freshmen
with 15 assists, the most by a rookie blueliner for the school since current Ottawa Senator Brian Lee had 23
during the 2005-06...His 15 points ranked fourth among WCHA freshman defensemen...Recorded 45 points
(6-39=45), 76 penalty minutes and a plus-33 rating in 115 collegiate games with the University of North
Dakota from 2010-13.
International: Earned a bronze medal in six games at the 2011 World Junior Championships...Helped lead the
Team USA to its second straight gold medal at the 2010 Under-18 World Championship in Belarus…Collected
a plus-9 and had a pair of assists in seven tournament games for the 2010 Under-18 World Championship.
Transactions: Selected by the Kings in the first-round (15th overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft…Inked a
three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on April 5, 2013.