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Kings Sign Mikus

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
Juraj Mikus
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year entry-level contract with unrestricted free agent center Juraj Mikus, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Tuesday.   


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Mikus, 22, recently participated in the Kings annual Development Camp.  The 6-1, 200-pound native of Skalica, Slovakia, recorded 90 points (31-59=90), 52 penalty minutes and a plus-58 rating while appearing in all 56 regular season games with Skalica HK 36 of the Slovak Extraliga this past season.  Mikus led his team in assists and finished second to teammate and former King Ziggy Palffy in both goals and total points. 

Originally selected by Montreal in the fourth-round (121st overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Mikus recorded 43 points (21-22=43) and 52 penalty minutes in 54 regular season games with HK 36 during the 2007-08 season.  In 2006-07, he skated with Chicoutimi of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), totaling 71 points (29-42=71) and 36 penalty minutes in 60 regular season games. 

Mikus has also skated for his native Slovakia on an International stage on several occasions during his career.  He last skated for his country at the 2009 World Championships, registering one point (0-1=1) and two penalty minutes in six games.  He’s also skated with Slovakia at the 2008 World Championships (2 GP, 0-0=0), the 2007 World Junior Championships (6 GP, 5-1=6; his five goals led the tournament), the 2006 World Junior Championships (6 GP, 0-0=0) and the 2005 U-18 World Junior Championships (6 GP, 0-7=7).   

Juraj Mikus Career Stats:

Career Regular Season Stats Playoffs
Season Team
GP
G
A
P
+/-
PIM
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2003-2004 Skalica HK 36
2
1
0
1
 
4
4
0
0
0
0
2004-2005 Skalica HK 36 
46
6
6
12
 
16
 
 
 
 
 
2005-2006 Skalica HK 36
47
4
7
11
 
56
 
 
 
 
 
2006-2007 Chicoutimi Sagueneens
60
29
42
71
 
36
4
1
1
2
4
2007-2008 Skalica HK 36 
54
21
22
43
 
52
 
 
 
 
 
2008-2009 Skalica HK 36
56
31
59
90
 
52
 
 
 
 
 

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