Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- John Zeiler
John Zeiler was born November 21, 1982 in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. Selected 132nd overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes, Zeiler is a graduate of the St. Lawrence University Saints.

A strong player at both ends of the rink, Zeiler's strong performance with the Sioux-City Musketeers of the USHL transited into a four-year stint with the St. Lawrence University Saints. In his first with the University, he was named to the ECAC All Rookie Team after tallying 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists). Zeiler made his professional hockey debut with the Coyotes AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage in March, 2006.

Following a brief stint in San Antonio, Zeiler was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Los Angeles Kings in the summer of 2006. Returning to the AHL Zeiler tallied 28 goals in 56 games for the Kings' AHL affiliate in Manchester. His offensive contributions in Manchester earned him a roster spot in the final 23 regular season games left on the L.A. Kings 2006-07 schedule.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1999-00 Pittsburgh Hornets PAHA 27 17 15 32 94
2000-01 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 56 8 20 28 45 2 0 0 0 26
2001-02 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 60 23 27 50 116 12 2 3 5 25
2002-03 St. Lawrence University ECAC 37 10 17 27 28
2003-04 St. Lawrence University ECAC 41 8 28 36 42
2004-05 St. Lawrence University ECAC 38 9 23 32 42
2005-06 St. Lawrence University ECAC 28 13 15 28 28
2005-06 San Antonio Rampage AHL 8 0 1 1 10 -1
2005-06 Lubbock Cotton Kings CHL 4 2 0 2 16 +2
2006-07 Manchester Monarchs AHL 56 12 16 28 70 +15 16 3 2 5 14
2006-07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 23 1 2 3 22 -2
2007-08 Los Angeles Kings NHL 36 0 1 1 23 -6
2007-08 Manchester Monarchs AHL 45 6 5 11 40 -3 4 0 2 2 8
2008-09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 27 0 1 1 42 -2
2008-09 Manchester Monarchs AHL 2 0 1 1 4 -1
2009-10 Manchester Monarchs AHL 65 11 9 20 31 +7 16 4 3 7 4
2010-11 Los Angeles Kings NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -1
2010-11 Manchester Monarchs AHL 69 9 19 28 86 +10 5 1 1 2 4
2011-12 Augsburger Panther Germany 52 7 21 28 58 2 0 0 0 4
2012-13 Augsburger Panther Germany 52 8 15 23 89 2 0 1 1 2
2013-14 Augsburger Panther Germany 43 2 4 6 36
2014-15 EC Kassel Huskies German-2 46 11 28 39 71 5 0 2 2 6
NHL Totals 90 1 4 5 87


ECAC All-Rookie Team (2003) Signed as a free agent by San Antonio (AHL), March 18, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, February 17, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to pre-season groin injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany), August 9, 2011.
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