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Justin Auger | Winger | #79

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/14/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 232
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 4 (103) / LA

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Justin Auger has been sent to the minors.
Auger spent the Kings' last two games as a healthy scratch. He has no points in two games with Los Angeles this season. Thu, Oct 26, 2017 12:42:00 PM

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Justin Auger is expected to be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Auger has skated in two NHL games this season and he's been held to no points and minus-1 rating. Kurtis MacDermid will also watch the game from the press box. Neither player will carry fantasy value this season.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 06:47:00 PM

Justin Auger might make his NHL debut on Wednesday.

As previously reported, Auger was summoned on Tuesday. Based on the practice lines, it looks like Auger will serve on a line with Michael Cammalleri and Adrian Kempe. The 23-year-old forward isn't expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues.
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 05:07:00 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Justin Auger from the AHL.

The 23-year-old has never played in an NHL game in his career. Auger has no points in three AHL games this season. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar.
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 01:58:00 PM

Justin Auger has been waived by Los Angeles with the intention of sending him to the minors.

Auger has played in the AHL for the last three seasons. He recorded 11 goals and 20 points in 61 games in 2016-17 with the Ontario Reign.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 01:45:00 PM

Justin Auger scored a goal in Los Angeles' 4-2 preseason loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

Auger is a 6-foot-7, 230-pound winger that the Kings drafted in the fourth round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The 23-year-old hasn't played a game in the NHL, but he now has three years of AHL experience. Auger had 11 goals and 20 points in 61 games with the Ontario Reign in 2016-17. Expect him to end up back in the minors this season.
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 12:47:00 AM

Justin Auger has accepted his one-year qualifying offer.

Auger can earn $650,000 at the NHL level or $60,000 in the minors. He had 20 points and 58 penalty minutes in 61 AHL contests in 2016-17.
Fri, Jul 14, 2017 12:34:00 PM

Justin Auger scored the game winner as the Ontario Reign defeated the San Diego Gulls 2-1 to win their best-of-seven quarter-final series 4-1.

Auger was a fourth round pick of the Kings in 2013 and had 19 goals and 36 points in the regular season and scored the winning goal on his 22nd birthday. He has come on a bit more in the playoffs with three goals and five points in nine games. The behemoth is 6'7" and 229 pounds so the Kings have to like the potential of Auger to play as a bottom six forward in the NHL.
Sun, May 15, 2016 06:35:00 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have signed Justin Auger to a three-year entry level contract.

The 20-year-old was the Kings' fourth round pick in 2013. He registered 11 goals and 23 points in 53 games for the Guelph Storm in the OHL last season.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 05:17:00 PM

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C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Torrey Mitchell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Alex Iafallo
2Tanner Pearson
3Adrian Kempe
4Kyle Clifford
5Andy Andreoff
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Dustin Brown
3Trevor Lewis
4Tobias Rieder
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Dion Phaneuf
5Derek Forbort
6Christian Folin
7Kevin Gravel
G1Jonathan Quick
2Jack Campbell