LAKings.com's Mike Kalinowski caught up with former Kings netminder Jamie Storr
last week in an exclusive phone interview with the Kings former first round pick.
Interview with Jamie Storr
JAMIE STORR FAST FACTS
Born: Dec. 28, 1975 in Brampton, ONT
Drafted: Selected by the Kings in the first-round (7th overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Years With The Kings: 1994-03
Career With The Kings: 205 games played, 85-78-21 record, 16 shutouts, 2.52 goals-against average
Noteworthy Accomplishments: Storr, who made his first start with the Kings as a 19-year-old on Jan. 24, 1995 (4-2 loss vs. Dallas), ranks second in Kings career shutouts (16) and fourth in both Kings career wins (85) and Kings career games played (205). He was an NHL All-Rookie selection in both 1998 and 1999.
What He’s Doing Now: Storr, who recently completed in 14th professional season of hockey, has one year left on a contract with the DEG Metro Stars (Dusseldorf) of the German Elite League. He runs a goalie school and goalie clinic at the Toyota Sports Center during the off-season.
- Named the German Elite League Goalie of the Year after the 2006-07 season
- Played with another former King, Craig Johnson, with the DEG Metro Stars in 2006-07
- Still thinks he can play in the NHL
- Credits Rob Blake, Wayne Gretzky and Nelson Emerson as helping him adjust to Los Angeles originally
- Plans to retire in El Segundo
- Still follows the Kings and has rented his house to Kings players during each of the past three seasons