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In 2009 while with the Manchester Monarchs.
|Born|| April 1 1988,|
West Lorne, ON, CAN
| 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
| NHL team (P)|
| Los Angeles Kings|
Manchester Monarchs (AHL)
|NHL Draft|| 153rd overall, 2008|
Los Angeles Kings
</div></div> Justin Azevedo (born April 1, 1988) is a Canadian ice hockey player of Portuguese descent who now plays for the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top minor league affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
Playing career Edit
Junior career Edit
Azevedo played his first OHL game on September 24, 2004. During the 2007–08 OHL season, Azevedo won the Red Tilson Trophy for the most outstanding player in the OHL, Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy for being the top scorer in the OHL, Ed Chynoweth Trophy for being the top scorer of the Memorial Cup, CHL Player of the Year, CHL Top Scorer Award, and Wayne Gretzky 99 Award for being the most outstanding player in the OHL playoffs.
Professional career Edit
Justin was drafted 153rd overall, in the 6th round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. As an older draft pick, Azevedo immediately turned professional and was signed by the Kings AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs on August 10, 2008. After attending the Kings training camp on September 29, 2008, he was assigned to the Monarchs for the 2008–09 season.
Despite missing significant parts of with the Monarchs suffering two injuries, Azevedo scored 36 points in 49 games to earn a two-year entry level contract with the Kings on July 20, 2009.
Azevedo was one of two players, alongside left wing Brandon Kozun, to be allowed a penalty shot in the same game during Manchester's 5-2 victory over the Providence Bruins, a franchise record for the Manchester Monarchs.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|Junior int'l totals||7||4||4||8||20|
- Justin Azevedo's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Kitchener Rangers profile
- Justin Azevedo's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Justin Azevedo's NHL player profile
|Awards and achievements|
|CHL Player of the Year|
| Succeeded by|
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