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2016 NHL Draft: Los Angeles Kings Select D Jacob Friend With 202nd Pick

A gift to headline writers everywhere.

(note: does not skate sideways)
(note: does not skate sideways)
Claus Anderson

Do you enjoy headlines like "Attack's Jacob Friend not making many friends with his physical play"? If so, you might like the seventh-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings. The 6'2" defenseman does indeed have a physical side to his game, seeming to round out the toughness quotient for LA's trio of new blueliners.


Jacob Friend: Statistics

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM
2014-15: Regular Season Owen Sound Attack OHL 8 0 0 0 6
2015-16: Regular Season Owen Sound Attack OHL 54 4 17 21 106
2015-16: Playoffs Owen Sound Attack OHL 6 0 0 0 13

The Skinny

  • Pugnacious, gritty, physical, takes no prisoners, etc. Oh, and he fights.
  • Decent skater, uses stick well on defense
  • Limited offensive game

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