Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- George Parros
George Parros was born December 29, 1979 in Washington, Pennsylvania. The eighth round, 222nd overall selection of the Los Angeles Kings in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Parros is a graduate of the ECAC's Princeton Tigers.

A towering forward, Parros spent four years at Princeton before making his professional debut with the AHL's Manchester Monarchs in the spring of 2003. After two more years of seasoning in the ECHL and AHL, Parros made his NHL debut with Los Angeles during the 2005-06 season.

In November 2006, Parros was acquired by the Anaheim Ducks. He went on to compete in 32 regular season and 5 playoff games with the club which won the 2007 Stanley Cup.

In Anaheim Parros established himself as one of the NHL's top heavyweights, consistently being among the league leaders in penalty minutes and fighting majors.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 Delbarton Green Wave High-NJ 14 15 8 23
1997-98 Delbarton Green Wave High-NJ 15 22 17 39
1998-99 Chicago Freeze NAHL 54 30 20 50 126
1999-00 Princeton University Tigers ECAC 27 4 2 6 14
2000-01 Princeton University Tigers ECAC 31 7 10 17 38
2001-02 Princeton University Tigers ECAC 31 9 13 22 36
2002-03 Princeton University Tigers ECAC 22 0 7 7 29
2002-03 Manchester Monarchs AHL 9 0 1 1 7 +2
2003-04 Manchester Monarchs AHL 57 3 6 9 126 -9 5 0 0 0 4
2004-05 Manchester Monarchs AHL 67 14 8 22 247 +2 6 1 1 2 27
2004-05 Reading Royals ECHL 3 0 0 0 9 -2
2005-06 Los Angeles Kings NHL 55 2 3 5 138 +1
2006-07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1
2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL 32 1 0 1 102 -2 5 0 0 0 10
2007-08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 69 1 4 5 183 +3 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Anaheim Ducks NHL 74 5 5 10 135 +8 7 0 0 0 9
2009-10 Anaheim Ducks NHL 57 4 0 4 136 +4
2010-11 Anaheim Ducks NHL 78 3 1 4 171 -4 6 0 0 0 16
2011-12 Anaheim Ducks NHL 46 1 3 4 85 +1
2012-13 Florida Panthers NHL 39 1 1 2 57 -15
2013-14 Montreal Canadiens NHL 22 0 1 1 85 -6
NHL Totals 474 18 18 36 1092 19 0 0 0 35


NAJHL All-Rookie Team (1999)
NAJHL Rookie of the Year (1999)
Claimed on waivers by Colorado from Los Angeles, October 3, 2006. Traded to Anaheim by Colorado with Colorado's 3rd round pick (later traded to Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay selected Luca Cunti) in 2007 NHL Draft for Atlanta's 2nd round pick (previously acquired, Colorado selected T.J. Galiardi) in 2007 NHL Draft and Anaheim's 3rd round pick (later traded to San Jose - San Jose selected Tyson Sexsmith) in 2007 NHL Draft, November 13, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2012. Traded to Montreal by Florida for Philippe Lefebvre and Florida's 7th round pick (previously acquired, Florida selected Hugo Fagerblom) in 2014 NHL Draft, July 5, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to head injury vs. Toronto, October 1, 2013 and as a healthy reserve. Officially announced his retirement, December 5, 2014.
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