Drafted in the first round, 17th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Lewis is 31 years old. He shoots right, is 6'1", 205 pounds.
At the time of being drafted, Lewis was playing for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League. During the 2005-06 regular season, he had 35 goals and 40 assists for 75 points in 56 games and then had three goals and 13 assists for 16 points in 11 playoff games as the Buccaneers won the Clark Cup.
For the 2006-07 season, Lewis played for the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League, and then the Manchester Monarchs from 2006-2010. Lewis played his first NHL game with the Kings in a 5-0 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Dec. 19, 2008, and then scored his first NHL goal against the Detroit Red Wings in a 6-4 Kings loss on Dec. 20, 2008.
Lewis is now entering his 11th season with the Kings. In 574 games, Lewis has 61 goals and 78 assists for 139 points. Last season in 68 games, Lewis had 14 goals and 12 assists for 26 points. He was a -6 with 25 penalty minutes, three power-play points, two shorthanded goals, three game-winning goals, 134 shots on goal, 47 faceoff wins, 125 hits, 32 blocked shots, 19 takeaways and 14 giveaways. Lewis had career highs in goals, points, power play points, shorthanded goals and tied a career high in game-winning goals. Lewis also played all four games for the Kings in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Lewis did have offseason hand surgery but is expected to be ready for training camp. He is on the Kings number four line with Nate Thompson and Jonny Brodzinski. To see Lewis and the Kings at the Staples Center in 2018-19, please click here.