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JOSH KIDD PROFILE

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
JOSH KIDD

Team: Erie
League: OHL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220 lbs.
Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov. 16, 1988 in North Bay, Ontario
Final Ranking: 79; Mid-Term Ranking: 49

Central Scouting Report: A stay-at-home defenseman with good size… has a good shot from the point… is a versatile player and very effective on the penalty kill… works hard every shift and has good mobility for his size… needs to improve his stickhandling skills and needs to make better decisions with the puck under pressure.

Personal Profile: Nickname is Kidder… credits his parents for having the most influence on his career because they “push me to do my best and are always there to help”… admires his dad for his hard work and all the life lessons that he has taught him… patterns his game after Anaheim’s Chris Pronger… favorite shootout move is to “fake forehand and go backhand”… his pre-game rituals include eating, dressing and stretching the same way… favorite hockey game played: finals of the OHL Cup in Minor Midget… most memorable hockey game watched: 2001 Stanley Cup Final because Colorado’s Greg DeVries is from his home town… if he could have any three people for dinner they would be: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Bobby Orr – “they are all great people and influential to their sport”… favorites include: NHL 2007 (video game), Greg DeVries (NHL player), Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL team), Pearl Jam (group), Jim Carrey (actor), Dumb & Dumber (movie) and Family Guy (TV show).

Statistics: 9-18=27 and 96 PIMs in 64 games played.

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