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Quinton Byfield

Born:August 19, 2002Draft:2020 Kings 2nd Overall
Hometown:Newmarket, OntarioPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Los Angeles Kings

Quinton Byfield (born August 19, 2002) is a Canadian professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Byfield was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, becoming the highest drafted mixed race player in NHL history. He is of Jamaican descent from his father, Clinton.

Quinton Byfield LA Kings
Quinton Byfield, Los Angeles Kings (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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  • OHL Rookie of the Year (2019)
  • CHL Rookie of the Year (2019)
  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Silver Medal (2019)
  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Gold Medal (2020)
  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Silver Medal (2021)