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Jake Muzzin | Defenseman | #6

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 216
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 5 (141) / PIT
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Jake Muzzin scored twice to lead the Kings to a 5-1 win over St. Louis on Thursday.
Muzzin's goals were his fifth and sixth of the campaign. He opened the game with a power-play goal 3:18 into the game which really set the tone for a complete Kings dominance on this night. The steady defender filled the stat sheet with five shots on goal, two blocks and couple of penalty minutes in being named the game's first star. That's five points in his last five games. Jan 13 - 2:06 AM

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Jake Muzzin had a goal and an assist during Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Wild.

Muzzin's goal was his fourth of the season. He reached 40 in 2015-16 and had 41 points in 2014-15, but this year has been a disappointment so far.
Jan 7 - 8:02 PM

Jake Muzzin picked up his third point of the season during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Devils.

Muzzin now has two goals through 19 games this season. He's coming off of four straight years of growth, including consecutive seasons in the 40's. Expect him to turn it up a notch soon.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 08:53:00 PM

Jake Muzzin fired six shots at John Gibson, but none of them managed to get past the stingy netminder as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the LA Kings 4-0 Tuesday night.

This was twice the performance as Muzzin has had on any previous night this season. He fired three unsuccessful shots against the Vancouver Canucks on October 22nd for a previous best. His only point of the season was earned in the October 27th 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators when he scored late in the second period.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 02:10:00 AM

Jake Muzzin will be scratched against Russia in Saturday's semi-final.

Kings fans may not appreciate coach Mike Babcock's decision to sit their best defender not named Drew Doughty, but it's tough to change a winning lineup in an elimination game.
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 06:27:00 PM

The plan is for Jake Muzzin to open the season on the top pairing with Drew Doughty.

Muzzin and Doughty spend part of the 2015-16 campaign together, but Muzzin logged far more time with Alec Martinez. For now Doughty and Muzzin are both serving Team Canada in the World Cup and they've been paired together there as well.
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Jake Muzzin will be scratched from Saturday's opening-day match with the Czech Republic.

Among Canada's richest in pure talent, Muzzin is surely the one is not like the others. In name-recognition, anyway. The talented young defender for the LA Kings has a stout resume himself but will have to wait his turn to debut in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Source: Arpon Basu
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 07:14:00 PM

Jake Muzzin has been named to Canada's World Cup roster.

Brent Burns and Alex Pietrangelo were also added to the team's defense corps on Friday, while Claude Giroux, Matt Duchene, Brad Marchand and Joe Thornton were selected to join the forward group.

Jake Muzzin collected a pair of helpers during Game 5 against San Jose on Friday night.

The Kings however would go on to lose 6-3, ending their season. Muzzin finishes his postseason with four assists and five points in five games.
Sat, Apr 23, 2016 01:56:00 AM

Jake Muzzin picked up an assist in the Kings' 2-1 overtime victory versus San Jose in Game 3 Monday night.

Muzzin has recorded a point in each of the Kings' first three postseason games. He had eight goals and 40 points in 82 regular season contests.
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 09:00:00 AM

Jake Muzzin got the scoring going during Thursday's 4-3 loss to San Jose in Game 1.

It was Muzzin's seventh goal and 16th point of his career in the playoffs. He also collected a minor, three shots, three blocks and five hits across nearly 25 minutes of work.
Fri, Apr 15, 2016 01:30:00 AM

Jake Muzzin recorded an assist in a 2-1 win over Calgary Tuesday night.

Muzzin has seven goals and 33 points in 59 contests in 2015-16. That puts him on pace to surpass the 40-point mark for the second straight season.
Wed, Feb 24, 2016 09:39:00 AM

Jake Muzzin registered an assist in a 4-3 loss to Colorado on Wednesday.

Muzzin has been held off the scoresheet just two times in his last 12 games. He has five goals and 27 points in 49 contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Jan 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM

Jake Muzzin's point streak ended at eight games on Thursday.

Muzzin's streak was the sixth longest by a defenseman in the history of the Kings. Paul Coffey is the record holder with a 10-game streak in 1992. Muzzin has five goals and 25 points in 46 contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Jake Muzzin's scoring streak has reached seven games.

Muzzin registered an assist in the Kings' 3-2 victory over Anaheim on Sunday. Muzzin is now in possession of the longest point streak by a defenseman since Lubomir Visnovsky in 2005, per Elias Sports Bureau. Muzzin has five goals and 24 points in 44 contests this season.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 08:59:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nick Shore
4Andy Andreoff
5Trevor Lewis
6Nic Dowd
LW1Tanner Pearson
2Dwight King
3Kyle Clifford
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Marian Gaborik
3Dustin Brown
4Jordan Nolan
5Devin Setoguchi
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Brayden McNabb
5Matt Greene
6Tom Gilbert
7Derek Forbort
8Kevin Gravel
G1Peter Budaj
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Jonathan Quick