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Anze Kopitar Contract Talks Have Just Started
July 18th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Contract extension talks for the Los Angeles Kings' talented center, Anze Kopitar are just starting, and should pick up soon, with an extension finalized this summer, per Jon Rosen of lakingsinsider.com. The Kings had a heavy load of restricted free agents this summer and explained to Kopitar and his representation...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Five Restricted Free Agents
July 17th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agents forwards Nick Shore (two years), Jordan Weal (one year), Andrew Crescenzi (one year), Nic Dowd (one year) and defenseman Vincent LoVerde (two years) to new contracts, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Shore, 23, appeared in 34-regular season games with the...

Los Angeles Kings Sign Andy Andreoff for Two Years
July 15th, 2015 at 11:29 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed restricted free agent forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. Per numerous reports, the contract is worth an average annual value of $587,500. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old, 6-1, 206-pound native of Pickering, Ontario appeared in 18 regular-season games last season...

Kings Sign Erik Cernak to a Three-Year Entry-Level Contract
July 14th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed their second round 43rd overall 2015 NHL Draft pick, defenseman Erik Cernak to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced today. Via the Kings: The 18-year-old Cernak (born May 28, 1997) is a 6-4, 207-pound native of Kosice, Slovakia who appeared in 43 regular-season games...

Milan Lucic, Fit to Be a Los Angeles King
July 12th, 2015 at 12:38 PM
Milan Lucic had a full-page ad in the Boston Globe thanking fans and the Boston Bruins organization earlier this week. The 27-year old 6’-3”, 235-pound forward has registered three 20-or-more goal seasons as well as one 30-goal season, and was a key member of the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Championship Team. “Like...

Los Angeles Kings Look Forward to Next Season
July 8th, 2015 at 1:58 AM
It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Kings have had a busy year and an even busier summer. The team that went from being the Stanley Cup Champions to missing the playoffs faced a lot. A season full of injuries to the blue line and the indefinite suspension of defenseman...

Anze Kopitar in Early Stages of Contract Negotiation
July 6th, 2015 at 1:14 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar is “in the early stages of negotiations for what will probably be a lengthy contract extension,” per the Los Angeles Times. If Kopitar re-signs, it’ll be another long-term contract on the books for the Kings. The club currently has seven players locked up through at...

Jamie McBain, One More Year in Los Angeles
July 6th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
Jamie McBain, the unrestricted free agent of the Los Angeles Kings came to terms on a one year, two-way contract (NHL and AHL) with the Kings worth $600,000. In the American Hockey League, McBain will earn $300,000. McBain, 27, recorded three goals, nine points, and a plus-4 rating in 26 games...

Kings Defenseman Slava Voynov Pleads No Contest
July 3rd, 2015 at 2:17 AM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov pleaded no contest Thursday to a domestic violence charge, earning him 90 days in jail and three years of probation. Torrance Superior Court Judge Eric Taylor accepted the plea, which is treated the same as a guilty plea. Additionally, Voynov must complete a 52-session domestic...

Justin Williams to the Washington Capitals
July 1st, 2015 at 9:02 PM
The 2014 Conn Smythe trophy winner and three time Stanley Cup champion, forward Justin Williams has signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals, TSN reported Wednesday. Williams, 33, scored 18 goals and had 41 points in 81 games for the Los Angeles Kings last season. He was traded to...

Two Years for Kevin Gravel of the AHL
July 1st, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed prospect defenseman Kevin Gravel for two years. Per the Kings: The 23-year-old Gravel (born on March 6, 1992) is a 6-4, 204-pound native of Kingsford, Mich., who appeared in 58 regular season games last year in his first full professional season with Manchester. He posted 15...

Jhonas Enroth to the Los Angeles Kings
July 1st, 2015 at 11:01 AM
The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms with goaltender Jhonas Enroth on a one-year, $1.25 million contract, on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Enroth (born on June 25, 1988) is a 5-10, 166-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden, who appeared in 50 regular-season games last season between the Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres, posting...

Los Angeles Kings: Unrestricted and Restricted Free Agents
July 1st, 2015 at 10:23 AM
The following information is courtesy of the NHL Network as we follow NHL free agency day. The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by...

Andrej Sekera to the Edmonton Oilers
July 1st, 2015 at 10:11 AM
The Edmonton Oilers have signed Los Angeles Kings unrestricted free agent Andrej Sekera to a six-year, $33 million deal according to multiple reports. The Kings acquired Sekera before the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline for a first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and defense prospect Roland McKeown. Sekera, who turned 29 in...

Martin Jones to the San Jose Sharks
June 30th, 2015 at 10:48 AM
The San Jose Sharks acquired goaltender Martin Jones from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday for forward prospect Sean Kuraly and the a first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. The deal is for $9 million, three years. "Martin was at the top of our list of players that we had...

Los Angeles Kings Terminate Mike Richards’ Contract
June 30th, 2015 at 12:45 AM
The Los Angeles Kings announced on Monday that they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards, citing "a material breach" by the player. The Kings put Richards on unconditional waivers Sunday. He cleared them Monday morning, and a regular buyout was expected. With the termination he is slated to become...

Mike Richards Placed on Waivers, Expected to Be Bought Out
June 28th, 2015 at 12:33 PM
Via several reports this morning, Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards has been placed on waivers. This is expected to begin the process of buying out the 30-year old's contract. Richards has five years remaining on his 12-year, $69 million contract that he signed when he was the captain of the...

Martin Jones Traded to the Boston Bruins
June 26th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Earlier today the Los Angeles Kings acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Martin Jones, defenseman Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in tonight’s NHL Draft. Jones, 25, was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on October 2, 2008. He has appeared...

Milan Lucic is Now a Los Angeles King
June 26th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
The Los Angeles Kings wasted no time in Florida making their first trade. They have acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Martin Jones, defenseman Colin Miller and the 13th overall selection in tonight’s NHL Draft. "I'm thrilled. Gives me another chance to win a cup." Lucic...

Two More Years for Tyler Toffoli
June 26th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with restricted free agent Tyler Toffoli, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Per reports, Toffoli will earn $2.6 million in the first year of his contract and $3.9 million in the second year. ***PHOTO1*** Kings Vice President of Hockey...