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Jake Muzzin | Defenseman

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 214
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Jake Muzzin only logged 3:31 minutes in the third period of Los Angeles' 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
"He refused to check," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said of his decision to limit Muzzin's role late in the game. "You don't get played for what you did last year or last week or somewhere else. It's how you’re playing tonight." Muzzin has been averaging 23:33 minutes per game this season and we imagine Sutter will go back to using him liberally when Los Angeles plays on Saturday. Muzzin has five goals and 20 points in 35 games this season. Jan 9 - 10:46 AM

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Jake Muzzin scored a goal in a 3-2 shootout loss to Edmonton on Tuesday.

Muzzin has five goals and 18 points in 32 games this season. Barring an injury, he should comfortably surpass his previous career-high of 24 points.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 10:34:00 AM

Jake Muzzin had a goal on Friday and now has four points in his last two games.

Muzzin has two goals and 15 points in his last 17 games as he started the season pointless in his first six games. He is a must start in fantasy pools as he is the top Kings blueliner offensively at this time.
Source: LAKings.com
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 08:15:00 AM

Jake Muzzin notched three assists for the Kings in a 5-3 victory over Ottawa to spoil new head coach Dave Cameron's debut behind the Sens' bench

Muzzin's first three-point game of the season snaps a four game pointless drought for the 25-year-old defenseman. Muzzin also had four blocks and a power play point, but was a minus-2 on the evening. He has a goal and 13 assists in 23 games this season.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 11:31:00 PM

Jake Muzzin led the Kings in points in November.

Muzzin had a goal and 10 assists in 13 contests last month. He got off to a slow start, but this could be the beginning of a great season for him. It helps that he's averaging 23:15 minutes per game, including 3:04 with the man advantage.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 08:49:00 AM

Jake Muzzin drew the lone assist on Jordan Nolan's goal Saturday.

The Kings lost 4-1 to Chicago but Muzzin remains hot as the defenseman has a goal and 11 points in his last 11 games. He failed to pick up a point in his first seven games of the season but he has certainly made up for it of late. He is worth picking up in pools at this time as he is the offensive leader of the Kings defensive corps.
Source: LAKings.com
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 08:24:00 AM

Jake Muzzin continued his hot play of late as he picked up an assist and was a plus-three on Saturday.

The Kings were on the wrong end of a 5-4 decision to Dallas but you could not blame Muzzin for the loss. He has 10 points in his last eight games and owned in only 44 percent of Yahoo pools. After going his first seven games with nary a point, he has really picked it up and should be owned in all fantasy pools.
Source: LAKings.com
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 08:11:00 AM

Jake Muzzin picked up two assists on Saturday and now has a goal and seven points in 12 games.

Muzzin had a three game scoring streak halted on Thursday but picked up right where he left off as he now all seven points in his last five games. If he is on the waiver wire, Muzzin is a nice pickup at this time.
Source: LAKings.com
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 05:48:00 AM

Jake Muzzin is on a three-game point streak.

Muzzin had two assists on Wednesday, giving him five points in 10 games this season. He's a serious candidate to reach the 30-point mark in 2014-15, but he's not a safe bet to do so.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 04:46:00 AM

Jake Muzzin recorded his first point of the season on Thursday.

It took Muzzin eight games to earn a point. He also had a game-high 11 shot attempts Thursday night, although only five of them counted as shots on goal.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 09:38:00 AM

Jake Muzzin was pleased with his first game of the season on Thursday.

Muzzin missed the first six games of the season with an upper body injury and played 20:20 minutes in his seasonal debut. "I thought it was a great game," Muzzin said. "I’ve got to work a little better on some of the rush and gaps, but other than that I thought it was a pretty solid game to get back into it and play." Muzzin saw time on the power play and penalty kill as well. He had 24 points and 58 penalty minutes last season so if you are looking for an extra defenseman in deeper leagues, Muzzin could be your man.
Source: LAKings.com
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 08:20:00 AM

Jake Muzzin (upper body) is cleared to return.

Muzzin missed the Kings' first six games. He's likely to play alongside Drew Doughty. Muzzin had five goals, 24 points, and 58 penalty minutes in 76 games in 2013-14.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 01:21:00 PM

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.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 04:07:00 PM

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
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 03:34:00 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.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:17:00 AM

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