At just barely 21-years-old, D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen is about as steadying of a force as you’ll find someone his age. In his inaugural campaign with the Black-and-Red in 2011, Kitchen led the club in minutes played – the only rookie in its 18-year history to do so – en route to an MLS Rookie of the Year nomination. And last season, the Indiana native was just one minute shy of breaking United’s single-season minutes record (2,805), set by Jeff Agoos in 1996.
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