LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 33-year-old Ehrhoff (born July 6, 1982) is a 6-2, 205-pound native of Moers, Germany who appeared in 49 regular-season games last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins where he registered 14 points (3-11=14), a plus-8 rating and 26 penalty minutes.
A fourth-round (106th overall) selection of the San Jose Sharks at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Ehrhoff has appeared in 741 regular-season games in his 11 seasons in the NHL totaling 327 points (72-255=327), a plus-59 rating and 483 penalty minutes. In 73 career postseason games he has registered 34 points (7-27=34) and 64 penalty minutes. His 24 career game-winning goals rank sixth among active NHL defensemen.
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