EL SEGUNDO, CA — On April 3, the Los Angeles Kings signed forward Brandon Kozun to a three-year entry level contract.
Kozun scored 32 goals and added 75 assists for 107 points in 65 regular season games this season with the Calgary Hitmen, leading the Western Hockey League in points and assists.
The 5-9, 180-pound native of Los Angeles has scored four goals and has contributed ten assists for fourteen points with the Hitmen in the WHL playoffs, which are ongoing.
The Hitmen have advanced to the second round and will face Medicine Hat.
In four seasons with the Hitmen, Kozun, 20, has scored 92 goals and has added 178 assists for 278 points with 158 penalty minutes and a +103 plus/minus rating.
Kozun has also scored fifteen goals with 36 assists for 51 points, a +15 rating and eighteen penalty minutes in 42 WHL playoff games.
Kozun represented Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships, helping lead Canada to the silver medal. He was selected by the Kings in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
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