Tom Kostopoulos
Tom Kostopoulos
Right Wing
Number: 6
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 197
Shoots: Right
Born: 24 Jan 1979
Birthplace: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Acquired: Free agent - July 4,2007
Drafted: PIT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (204th overall)
2006-07:  Set a career high with 15 assists…Tied his career highs for points (22) and games played (76)…Finished second on the Kings with 119 hits…Voted by the players as the winner of the Ace Bailey Memorial Award, given to the club’s Most Inspirational Player…Also voted by the players as the winner of the Unsung Hero Award… 2005-06: Recorded back-to-back two-point games; at Columbus (0-2-2) on 2/8/06 and vs. Chicago (1-1=2) on 2/11/06…Ranked third on the Kings with 92 hits… 2004-05:  In his first season with the Kings organization he finished third in scoring with Manchester (AHL) with 71 points, and second in assists with 46… Was a plus-30 to lead all forwards on the club and finished second overall… Led the team with eight game-winning goals…2003-04:  Ranked fifth on the Penguins with 67 penalty minutes… Scored two power play goals and one shorthanded… Joined Scranton/Wilkes-Barre for the AHL playoffs and led the team in post-season scoring with 23 points (7-16-23) in 24 games... 2002-03:  Notched his first pro hat trick vs. Binghamton (AHL) on 2/26/03... Finished second in scoring for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with 63 points (21-42-63) while leading the club with 42 assists… Ranked second on the team in goals (21) and penalty minutes (131)… Had nine power play goals and three game-winning goals… Finished the season with 18 multi-point games... 2001-02:  Scored his first NHL goal on his first NHL shot against Patrick Lalime… Led Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in goals (27), points (53), power play goals (10) and game-winning goals (3)… Ranked second on the team with 26 assists… Played for Canada in the AHL All-Star Classic... 2000-01:  Ranked third in scoring for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with 52 points (16-36-52)… His plus-6 rating tied for second on the team… 1999-00:  In his first season as a pro he finished second on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in goals (26), assists (32) and points (58)… Collected four assists vs. Hershey on 3/3/00... 1996-99:  Recorded 162 points (64-98-162) and 289 penalty minutes in 196 regular season games over three seasons with London of the Ontario Hockey League… Finished second on the Knights with 87 points (27-60-87) and his 60 assists led the club in 1998-99… Also led the Knights in playoff scoring that year with 35 points (19-16-35) in 25 games.