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Brayden McNabb | Defenseman

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 208
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Brayden McNabb continues to play well for the Kings as he has taken advantage of the injuries and suspension on the blueline.
McNabb came into the season as the Kings extra defenseman on the depth chart but has played in every game this season and has nine assists, a plus-two rating and 31 penalty minutes in 26 games thus far. "With all that’s gone on with our back end, it’s allowed Brayden to play, and that’s been really good for him, and it’s really good for us, not just now, but I think in the big picture of it," coach Darryl Sutter said. "It’s almost basically the same talking about Marty’s signing – that big picture part of it – it’s the same as Brayden. Brayden’s our youngest defenseman, and he was looked on coming in as a guy who we wanted to sort of integrate into our team, and that’s what we’ve been able to do." If you are in need of a defenseman in deep pools, McNabb is likely still available and his stats won't hurt you. Dec 6 - 7:48 AM
Source: LAKings.com

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Brayden McNabb had an assist in the Kings' 2-0 victory on Tuesday.

McNabb has been hot lately with six assists in his last seven games. He's not a bad short-term pickup, in part because he's a decent source of penalty minutes with 31 in 25 games.
Dec 3 - 10:17 AM

Brayden McNabb has taken advantage of injuries that have occurred on the Kings blueline.

McNabb has played in all 20 games for the Kings and has four assists and a plus-two rating. He has averaged 21:19 minutes over the last four games as Alec Martinez is now out with a finger injury. "I think his whole game is predicated on what he does in his own end," associate coach John Stevens said. "I think that’s what you’re seeing. He’s doing a good job defending. He’s doing a better job defending down low and he’s making a lot more firm plays with the puck. That allows us to get out of our zone with speed and numbers and it draws penalties and leads to good things in the offensive zone. It sets us up for offensive zone success. We’ve always felt that he’s had poise. We’ve always felt he sees the ice well. We just wanted more pace to his game and a little more firmness to his game and he’s done that lately."
Source: LAKings.com
Nov 22 - 8:43 AM

Brayden McNabb had six hits on Saturday against the Arizona Coyotes.

He tied for the team lead as Robyn Rehegr also had six. The defenseman was in the lineup as Jake Muzzin was unable to go again. He will likely be sent to the minors once Muzzin returns to action so we cannot recommend him at this time.
Source: LAKings.com
Oct 12 - 8:07 AM

Brayden McNabb played in his first game as a member of the Kings on Wednesday.

McNabb got a chance to play alongside Drew Doughty as Jake Muzzin was unavailable due to an upper-body injury. In that role McNabb logged an impressive 23:27 minutes, including 2:06 minutes with the man advantage. Muzzin is just day-to-day though, so McNabb might relinquish that spot very soon.
Oct 9 - 8:25 AM

Brayden McNabb has worked his way onto the Kings' opening game roster.

McNabb inked a two-year deal with Los Angeles over the summer. "It's really exciting to be a part of the Kings," McNabb said. "It's an honor. It's a great organization. I'm thrilled to be here and am just looking forward to getting better each day and hopefully crack the lineup." Cracking the lineup is the key part of that statement. McNabb might be on the roster, but he's likely to spend a fair amount of time as a healthy scratch.
Oct 7 - 10:46 AM

Brayden McNabb may see action with Los Angeles some point this season.

Kings GM Dean Lombard feels that McNabb is NHL-ready, but the team already has a full complement of defensemen. "He's worked his [butt] off, and with all the homework we've [done] on him, he's got a shot," Lombardi said. "And I think him being here in the playoffs makes him really hungry. His skating is the only issue. If we can get that tightened up, he's a good player." McNabb was acquired from Buffalo at the trade deadline and he signed a two-year deal with Los Angeles in July. Look for him to get called up at some point this year should injuries become an issue.
Source: NHL.com
Aug 28 - 8:51 PM

Brayden McNabb has agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings.

McNabb will come with a $650,000 annual cap hit, according to cap geek. With Willie Mitchell gone, it looks like McNabb has a fair shot at taking his roster spot.
Jul 15 - 9:18 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Brayden McNabb from the minors.

McNabb was dealt from Buffalo at the trade deadline as they gave Buffalo a couple of prospects (Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers) in exchange for McNabb and a couple of second round picks. While McNabb has yet to suit up for the Kings, he managed to play 12 games with Buffalo this season. He had no points and six penalty minutes.
Source: LAKings.com
May 5 - 8:34 AM

Brayden McNabb has reportedly been traded to the Los Angeles Kings.

The Kings will also received two second-round picks in exchange for prospects Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers. McNabb has skated in 12 games with the Sabres this season, but he's spent the majority of the year in the AHL with Rochester.
Source: TSN.ca
Mar 5 - 1:08 PM

Brayden McNabb has been sent to the minors.

McNabb has no points in 12 games with Buffalo this season. He's far more effective in the AHL where he has 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 20 contests.
Jan 22 - 4:29 PM

Brayden McNabb was called up from the minors on Sunday.

McNabb had a shot on goal and a couple of hits in 18:13 minutes of action. It was his eighth game in the NHL this season and he has yet to get a point. His fantasy value is negligible.
Jan 13 - 1:45 AM

The Buffalo Sabres have sent Brayden McNabb to the AHL.

McNabb has no points in six games with Buffalo this season. He also has 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 19 AHL contests.
Jan 10 - 5:29 PM

Brayden McNabb has been summoned by the Buffalo Sabres.

McNabb 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 19 games with the AHL Rochester Americans in 2013-14. He also has two penalty minutes in five NHL contests.
Jan 1 - 1:53 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have sent down Brayden McNabb.

McNabb is an offensive defenseman, as evidenced by his 51 points in 80 AHL contests over the last two campaigns. If the 22-year-old can establish himself as a regular at the NHL level, then he'll certainly be worthy of consideration in most fantasy leagues, but we don't expect that to happen in 2013-14.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 02:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

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PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
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
8Jeff Schultz
9Slava Voynov
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones