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Kris Versteeg | Winger | #10

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 176
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 5 (134) / BOS
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Kris Versteeg scored a huge goal on Friday night, but it wasn't enough to stave off elimination.
Versteeg picked up the garbage to tie the game at three in the second period. Unfortunately the Kings would go on to fall 6-3 to the Sharks, eliminating them from the playoffs. Versteeg finishes his postseason with two points in five games. Apr 23 - 2:02 AM

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Kris Versteeg had an assist in the Kings' 3-2 loss to San Jose in Game 4 Wednesday night.

It was Versteeg's first point of the first round series. He had 15 goals and 38 points in 77 regular season contests with Carolina and Los Angeles.
Apr 21 - 10:59 AM

Kris Versteeg picked up his fourth goal since joining the Kings during Thursday's 2-1 win over the Ducks.

Versteeg now has five points in 13 games with LA, raising his season totals to 15 goals and 38 points on the season through 76 games.
Apr 8 - 2:13 AM

Kris Versteeg is playing in Saturday's game against the Dallas Stars.

The 29-year-old missed each of Los Angeles' last six games with an upper-body injury. He has two goals, three points and a plus-4 rating since being acquired from the Hurricanes.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 2 - 5:14 PM

Kris Versteeg is progressing from his foot injury, but he won't travel to San Jose for Monday's match.

It'll mark five straight games out with the ailment for Versteeg, who has three points and seven PIMs in nine games with the Kings thus far. LA will play on again on Thursday when they host Calgary.
Mar 27 - 4:07 PM

Kris Versteeg (foot) did not participate in practice Friday.

Versteeg is still having trouble putting his skate on over his injured foot. He has missed three games this week with the injury and it appears a fourth is in the offing Saturday. Versteeg has played in nine games since his trade from Carolina at the deadline. He has three goals and an assist in that time span so his fantasy value is so-so at best.
Source: LAKings.com
Mar 26 - 8:10 AM

Kris Versteeg (upper body) underwent treatment in Los Angeles Wednesday morning and will be evaluated afterwards.

It's unclear if he will available for Thursday's game against Winnipeg. Coach Darryl Sutter said earlier this week that Versteeg would play during the Kings' road trip, but that isn't looking so good.
Mar 23 - 6:05 PM

Kris Versteeg (upper body) didn't skate Monday morning.

Coach Darryl Sutter said the team will "get him back on this trip sometime," but he won't play on Monday night.
Mar 21 - 3:25 PM

Per Coach Darryl Sutter, Kris Versteeg is day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Through nine games with the Kings since coming over at the trade deadline, Versteeg has posted three goals and four points with a fight and seven PIMs. Los Angeles will play four times next week, including Monday and Tuesday. However they've already clinched their division, so he'll get all the time he needs to heal up.
Source: Jon Rosen
Mar 20 - 3:16 PM

Kris Versteeg scored a goal and assisted on another as he and the Los Angeles Kings surprised the Blackhawks in Chicago Monday night with a 5-0 shutout win.

Versteeg, a former Blackhawk, hit the scoreboard early with his 12th goal of the season -- and first as a King -- to give LA a 1-0 lead at 3:17 of the first period. The veteran forward then assisted shortly afterward, at 3:55 of the first, Milan Lucic's 17th goal of the season. Vincent Lecavalier made it 3-0 by scoring his eighth goal of the season at 15:30 of the second period. In the third period, the Kings cemented their upset with on goals by Dustin Brown (ninth) and Tyler Toffoli (25th). Defensive defenseman Luke Schenn assisted on the goals by Versteeg and Toffoli, increasing his assist total this season to eight. The Blackhawks outshot the Kings 32-25.
Mar 14 - 10:53 PM

Kris Versteeg is expected to play with Anze Kopitar and Milan Lucic on Monday night.

The trio was together for some of Saturday's game versus New Jersey. Versteeg doesn't have a point in five matches with the Kings this season.
Mar 14 - 5:52 PM

Kris Versteeg (upper body) was able to play on Monday.

Versteeg left Saturday's contest in the first period, but it was later revealed that the decision to pull him was a precautionary one. He was able to practice on Sunday and didn't end up missing a full game due to the injury.
Mar 8 - 3:13 AM

Kris Versteeg (upper body) may play Monday.

He may play with Kyle Clifford and Nick Shore in the contest. Versteeg said in the morning that he felt good, so he could skate in his third game with the Kings.
Mar 7 - 4:18 PM

Kris Versteeg (upper body) took part in Sunday's practice.

Versteeg didn't participate in the last two periods of Saturday's contest, but he describe the decision to keep him out of the rest of that game as a precautionary one. He might return to the lineup on Monday, although that isn't guaranteed.
Mar 7 - 9:06 AM

Kris Versteeg left Saturday's during the first period with the Ducks early due to an upper body injury.

Coach Darryl Sutter didn't provide an update or details on what ails his newest winger. It's worth noting however that he did fight Rickard Rakell with a minute to go in the opening frame.
Source: Jon Rosen
Mar 5 - 8:02 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nick Shore
4Andy Andreoff
LW1Tanner Pearson
2Dwight King
3Kyle Clifford
RW1Marian Gaborik
2Tyler Toffoli
3Kris Versteeg
4Dustin Brown
5Jordan Nolan
6Trevor Lewis
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Brayden McNabb
5Rob Scuderi
6Jamie McBain
7Derek Forbort
8Luke Schenn
G1Jonathan Quick
2Jhonas Enroth