“The settlement amicably resolves the grievance filed by the NHLPA on August 10, 2015 in response to the Los Angeles Kings’ termination of Richards’ contract. Richards is an Unrestricted Free Agent,” the NHLPA said in a statement.
Richards, 30, still faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance while entering Canada. He is reportedly due in court on Dec. 8.
The Kings terminated Richards’ contract June 29, for a “material breach of the requirements of his contract.”
“The terms are agreeable to all parties,” the Kings said in a statement. “We will not be commenting further on the terms.”
There are several reports stating he will count against the Kings cap for quite sometime and that he will be paid out long term, nothing confirmed as of now.Read more... Join the Conversation...