Kyle Clifford

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Kyle Clifford
Kyle Clifford - Los Angeles Kings.jpg
Clifford during the Stanley Cup Finals in 2012.
Born (1991-01-13) January 13, 1991 (age 25)
Ayr, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 35th overall, 2009
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2009–present

Kyle Frank Clifford (born January 13, 1991) is a Canadian ice hockey forward currently playing for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Kings in the second round (35th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Clifford played junior hockey with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He spent three seasons with the Colts, amassing 45 goals and 100 points in 184 games, also totaling 327 penalty minutes. After the 2009-10 season, Clifford joined the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL) for the postseason.

In 2010-11, he earned a roster spot with the Los Angeles Kings out of training camp. He scored his first NHL goal on December 9, 2010 against Miikka Kiprusoff of the Calgary Flames.[citation needed]

Clifford signed with the Ontario Reign of the ECHL during the 2012–13 NHL lockout, playing 9 games with the Kings' minor league affiliate until the conclusion of the lockout.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Barrie Colts OHL 66 1 14 15 83 9 0 1 1 4
2008–09 Barrie Colts OHL 60 16 12 28 133 5 0 0 13 10
2009–10 Barrie Colts OHL 58 28 29 57 111 17 5 9 14 28
2009–10 Manchester Monarchs AHL 7 0 2 2 12
2010–11 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 7 7 14 141 6 3 2 5 7
2011–12 Los Angeles Kings NHL 81 5 7 12 123 3 0 0 0 2
2012–13 Ontario Reign ECHL 9 4 3 7 2
2012–13 Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 7 7 14 51 14 0 2 2 8
2013–14 Los Angeles Kings NHL 71 3 5 8 81 24 1 6 7 39
2014–15 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 6 9 15 87
2015–16 Los Angeles Kings NHL 56 3 6 9 55 4 0 1 1 0
2015–16 Ontario Reign AHL 2 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 412 31 41 72 538 51 4 11 15 56

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoornstra, J.P. (20 November 2012). "Kings left wing Kyle Clifford signs with Ontario Reign". Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 

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