Kings Pleased With Zatkoff

By Melody Huskey
Los Angeles Kings

Welcome to the Los Angeles Kings Prospect Update, a weekly feature highlighting a prospect in the Los Angeles Kings system.

The Kings currently own the league rights of 42 players outside of the NHL, including Professional players in Europe, Junior players and players in college. Click here to see the 2008-09 LA Kings Prospect Roster.

This week’s highlighted prospect is the Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week, 21-year-old Jeff Zatkoff, currently playing for the Ontario Reign of the ECHL. Making his professional debut with Ontario on Oct. 18, Zatkoff stopped 29 of 30 shots in a 2-1 win over the Bakersfield Condors. Starting in net for the Reign’s next two wins of the season against the Las Vegas Wranglers, Zatkoff stopped a total of 91 of 95 shots for a save percentage of .958 and a goals against average of 1.33. With a 3-1-0 record this season, the Reign are currently tied with the Fresno Falcons for First Place in the Pacific Division with six points.

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