|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
170 lb (77 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
|Los Angeles Kings|
Manchester Monarchs (AHL)
|Born||June 9, 1987,|
Detroit, MI, USA
|NHL Draft||3rd round, 74th overall, 2006|
Los Angeles Kings
|Pro Career||2008 – present|
Jeff Zatkoff (born June 9, 1987 in Detroit, Michigan) is an ice hockey goaltender with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. He was drafted in the third round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, 74th overall, by the Los Angeles Kings after playing collegiately for the Miami University Redhawks.
Jeff is the great nephew of Roger Zatkoff, who played in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. His father, Jeff, was drafted by the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association.
On April 10, 2008, Zatkoff signed a three-year entry level contract with the Los Angeles Kings. He was also signed to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement with the Ontario Reign on April 11, 2008. This was done to allow him to become eligible for the American Hockey League playoffs. Currently, Zatkoff is goal keeping for the Manchester Monarchs.
Jeff was named CCHA All-Conference Team honorable mention in 2006–07 as a sophomore. He was also named Rookie of the Year in 2005–06 as a freshman for the Redhawks, starting 20 games and helping lead the team to a regular-season CCHA Conference title.