John Zeiler

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John Zeiler
Born (1982-11-21) November 21, 1982 (age 34)
Jefferson Hills, PA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
team
Former teams
Free Agent
Los Angeles Kings
Augsburger Panther
NHL Draft 132nd overall, 2002
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2006–present

John Zeiler (born November 21, 1982) is an American professional ice hockey right winger who is currently an Unrestricted Free Agent. He most recently played for the EC Kassel Huskies of the DEL2. Zeiler was drafted 132nd overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Zeiler graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. His junior training was with Sioux City of the USHL and with the Pittsburgh Hornets AAA program. Prior to the NHL, he played college hockey at St. Lawrence.

In 2007, Zeiler signed a one-year contract with the Kings and made his NHL debut on February 17, 2007 against the Anaheim Ducks. Five days later, he scored his first NHL goal against the Vancouver Canucks.

After five seasons within the Kings organization, Zeiler left to sign abroad in the German DEL, with Augsburger Panther on August 9, 2011.[1]

Personal information[edit]

Zeiler was cast as an extra in Tooth Fairy, a 2010 film starring Dwayne Johnson.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 56 8 20 28 45 2 0 0 0 26
2001–02 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 60 23 27 50 116 12 2 3 5 25
2002–03 St. Lawrence University ECAC 37 10 17 27 28
2003–04 St. Lawrence University ECAC 41 8 28 36 42
2004–05 St. Lawrence University ECAC 38 9 23 32 42
2005–06 St. Lawrence University ECAC 28 13 15 28 28
2005–06 San Antonio Rampage AHL 8 0 1 1 10
2005–06 Lubbock Cotton Kings CHL 4 2 0 2 16
2006–07 Manchester Monarchs AHL 56 12 16 28 70 16 3 2 5 14
2006–07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 23 1 2 3 22
2007–08 Los Angeles Kings NHL 36 0 1 1 23
2007–08 Manchester Monarchs AHL 45 6 6 12 40 4 0 2 2 8
2008–09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 27 0 1 1 42
2008–09 Manchester Monarchs AHL 2 0 1 1 4
2009–10 Manchester Monarchs AHL 65 11 9 20 31 16 4 3 7 4
2010–11 Manchester Monarchs AHL 69 9 19 28 86 5 1 1 2 4
2010–11 Los Angeles Kings NHL 4 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Augsburger Panther DEL 52 7 21 28 58 2 0 0 0 4
2012–13 Augsburger Panther DEL 52 8 15 23 89 2 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Augsburger Panther DEL 43 2 4 6 36
2014–15 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 46 11 28 39 71 5 0 2 2 6
NHL totals 90 1 4 5 87

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 2002–03

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Zeiler is a Panther" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ Griffin Spencer (January 24, 2010). "Zeiler Can Handle The Tooth". NHL.com. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 

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