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Jake Muzzin | Defenseman

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
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Los Angeles Kings head coach Darryl Sutter said that Jake Muzzin will probably get an X-Ray for his upper-body injury on Thursday.
"He looks fine, but it hasn’t changed in terms of the same thing we said before," Sutter told LA Kings Insider. "It’s not coaches making the decision or a player making the decision. Doctors are going to [make the decision], so just wait." Although Muzzin is most appreciated in "fancy stats" terms, he's still a solid deeper defensemen. He scored 24 points and generated 58 PIM last season. Oct 18 - 4:07 PM

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Jake Muzzin has signed a five-year, $20 million contract extension with the Los Angele Kings.

He generated five goals and 24 points in 76 games last season. Muzzin hasn't been able to play yet in 2014-15 because of an upper-body injury.
Source: TSN.ca
Oct 15 - 3:34 PM

Jake Muzzin (upper body) took part in the Kings' optional practice on Monday.

Muzzin took part in some intense drills, which he admitted he probably shouldn't have done. "You want to play, so you do them," Muzzin said. "You've just got to wait until it heals, so it doesn't create a bigger issue down the road." He's been frustrated by the injury and it's not clear when he'll be allowed to play.
Oct 14 - 10:17 AM

Jake Muzzin (upper body) will not be available on Saturday.

Muzzin also missed the Kings' season opener due to the ailment. He's day-to-day with what Kings coach Darryl Sutter described as a "frustrating" injury.
Oct 10 - 6:35 PM

Jake Muzzin missed the Kings' opening game due to an upper-body injury.

Muzzin did take part in Los Angeles' morning skate on Wednesday though. Consider him questionable for Saturday's contest.
Oct 9 - 8:23 AM

Jake Muzzin's undisclosed injury is related to his upper body.

That doesn't tell us much, but it's something. Muzzin is questionable for the Kings' season opener on Wednesday.
Oct 8 - 3:53 PM

Jake Muzzin is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

Muzzin is being regarded as questionable for the Kings' season opener Wednesday night. He had 24 points and 58 penalty minutes in 76 games in 2013-14.
Oct 8 - 1:20 PM

Jake Muzzin has played a significant role in the Kings' 2014 playoff run after serving as a Black Ace during the 2012 championship.

With the Kings on the brink of winning the Cup again, Muzzin took some time to recall his 2012 experience. "You just try to help out as much as you can off the ice and a positive attitude, positive around the guys," Muzzin said. "But when it comes down to it, there is really not much you can do when you're sitting there watching on a TV screen except cheer. You have to stay with that. You have to be positive no matter what the situation is whether you're injured, healthy scratch, whatever it may be. If you're not playing, you're a part of the team still and you have to be professional about it." This time around, Muzzin has scored six goals and 12 points in 25 games. He's also second only to Drew Doughty in ice time with an average of 22:50 minutes per playoff contest.
Jun 13 - 6:33 PM

Jake Muzzin scored a goal in Los Angeles' 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday.

Muzzin ended a five-game scoring drought. He has six goals and 12 points in 24 playoff contests.
Jun 10 - 9:51 AM

Defensemen Jake Muzzin and Drew Doughty each had a goal and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final.

The win gives the Kings a commanding 3-1 lead in the series with Game 5 back in Chicago on Wednesday. Muzzin now has five goals and 11 points while Doughty is up to three goals and 14 points. Marian Gaborik and Dustin Brown chipped in with a goal apiece as the Kings led 4-0 before the Blackhawks scored once in the second and once in the third to make it close. Tanner Pearson potted the empty netter to salt it away for the Kings. Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams each had a pair of assists for the Kings.
May 26 - 11:44 PM

Quietly but surely, the Los Angeles Kings' Jake Muzzin is establishing himself as an offensive-minded defenseman.

He is one of the Kings’ least-publicized defensemen, but he has produced four goals in the post-season, tied for most by a defenseman in the NHL, after scoring a mere five goals in the regular season. He has eight points in the post-season. Muzzin, 25, is paired with the Kings' star defenseman, Drew Doughty. He has been bouncing up and down quite a bit from the minors but it looks as though he is in Los Angeles to stay for a while now and might be worth grabbing in your fantasy draft next season.
May 24 - 10:14 AM

Jake Muzzin tallied a power-play goal for the Kings in Wednesday's 6-2 victory versus Chicago.

Muzzin's goal was the game winner and now the Western Conference Final will move to Los Angeles tied at 1-1. He has four markers and eight points from the back end in 16 games this playoffs. The Kings went 2-for-4 with the man advantage in Game 2.
May 22 - 12:22 PM

Jake Muzzin scored a goal in Los Angeles' 2-1 win over Anaheim in Game 6 of their second round playoff series on Wednesday night.

Muzzin's goal was the first goal by a Kings defensemen in the series other than Alec Martinez. Muzzin now has three goals and four assists in 13 games in the playoffs. Trevor Lewis scored the other goal for the Kings.
May 15 - 1:35 AM

Jake Muzzin was only on the ice for one of San Jose's goals during the seven-game first round series.

Muzzin averaged 18:26 minutes per game, so obviously he didn't accomplish that feat by spending a lot of time warming the bench. He had an assist in Game 7 to give him two goals and five points in the first round.
May 1 - 9:36 AM

Jake Muzzin gave the Los Angeles Kings a 1-0 lead in the first period of their playoff game Sunday night before they crumbled and were trounced 7-2 by the Sharks in San Jose.

The loss put the Kings at a 2-0 disadvantage in their opening-round, best-of-seven series with the Sharks. Trevor Lewis had the other Los Angeles goal, also in the first period. The Sharks then proceeded to wipe out the Kings' 2-0 lead by scoring seven consecutive goals in the second and third periods.
Apr 21 - 12:56 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jake Muzzin
4Robyn Regehr
5Matt Greene
6Alec Martinez
7Brayden McNabb
8Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones