Forward Koehn Ziemmer has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the LA Kings, boasting an average annual value (AAV) of $875,000. Selected as the second Kings player in the 2023 NHL Draft (third round, 78th overall), Ziemmer has showcased his skills in 16 games with the Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League (WHL) this season. During this time, he notched seven goals and 17 assists, accumulating 24 points with a plus-3 rating.
Standing at 6-1 and weighing 194 pounds, the Mayer Thorpe, Alberta native completed his second season with the Prince George Cougars in the 2022-23 campaign. His impressive performance included registering 89 points (41-48=89) in 68 games, marking his second consecutive season with 30 or more goals (30G in 2021-22). Ziemmer’s 41 goals ranked second on the Cougars and seventh among all WHL skaters.
During the previous season, Ziemmer contributed seven points (3-4=7) in 10 WHL playoff games with the Cougars. With a career total of 182 points (87-95=182) in 176 WHL games, he maintains an average of 1.03 points per game.
The Kings are scheduled to return to the ice on November 18, facing off against the St. Louis at Crypto.com Arena as part of the team’s annual We Are All Kings Night. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. PT and will be broadcast on KCAL-TV (Ch. 9), LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio, and Tu Liga Radio.
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