Sabourin, 21, appeared in 65 regular season games with the Ontario Hockey League’s Oshawa Generals last season, posting 50 points (30-20=50) and 142 penalty minutes. His 30 goals ranked second on the club, while his 50 points ranked fourth. His 142 penalty minutes were second in the OHL. Sabourin also appeared in nine playoff games with Oshawa (4-3=7) before joining the American Hockey League’s Manchester Monarchs for five regular season games and three playoff games.
The 6-3, 203-pound native of Orleans, Ontario played three years with Oshawa and increased his offensive production each of those three seasons. Sabourin played for the Kings in the recent “Futures Games” against the Anaheim Ducks and appeared in two preseason games with the Kings (1-0=1, 7 PIM).
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