Los Angeles Kings January 26 Update
January 26th, 2015 at 3:53 PM
The Los Angeles Kings took the ice for practice today at the Toyota Sports Center, after the NHL All-Star Break. Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar, the two players that represented the Kings in the All-Star Game yesterday had the day off. Tyler Toffoli(mono) and Martin Jones(back spasms) who had not been...
Justin Williams: Contract Negotiations Update for the Conn Smythe Trophy Winner
January 13th, 2015 at 7:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Kings reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner, Justin Williams, becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. ESPN reported that contract negotiation for now has stopped but there is still a long time until July to work out a deal. Williams loves to play for Los Angeles and Kings...
Alec Martinez Signs a Six-Year Contract Extension with the Los Angeles Kings
December 3rd, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Alec Martinez to a six-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. He is signed through the 2020-21 season and is set to receive an average salary of four-million dollars a year. The news comes the day after Martinez returned to the...
Los Angeles Kings: Slava Voynov Update
November 20th, 2014 at 2:42 PM
The District Attorney’s Office has filed a felony case against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov. The charges announced this afternoon are for one felony count of corporal injury to spouse. Press Release from the District Attorney’s office: A Los Angeles Kings defenseman was charged today in connection with an alleged attack...
Defenseman Jamie McBain Joins the Los Angeles Kings
November 11th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
As first reported by Lisa Dillman of the LA Times, the Los Angeles Kings will be signing veteran defenseman Jamie McBain to a league-minimum contract ($550,000). ***PHOTO1*** With Robyn Regehr ailing from a lower-body injury and Slava Voynov on an indefinite suspension, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi needed to find a solution...
Los Angeles Kings Recall David Van Der Gulik
October 30th, 2014 at 6:03 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward David Van der Gulik from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Van der Gulik told Jon Rosen of lakingsinisder.com that he got the news of his recall last night after dinner, “Rob Blake, he called...
Los Angeles Kings: Update from Slava Voynov’s Lawyer
October 22nd, 2014 at 12:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Slava Voynov’s lawyer, Craig Renetzky, said that he interviewed the victim and it's clear to him that there was no crime. “I think if the authorities act properly and do a complete investigation, they will have to find that charges are not warranted,” Rentzky told The Hockey News. Renetzky said that both...
Jake Muzzin Gets a Five-Year Contract Extension
October 15th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Defenseman Jake Muzzin has been signed to a five-year contract extension, Los Angeles Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. ***PHOTO1*** The contract extension is through the 2019-20 season. According to CapGeek.com the deal is for $4-million a year, $20-million total. Muzzin, 25, has not yet played a game this season due...
Adam Cracknell Claimed and Jeff Schultz Cleared
October 7th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
Los Angeles Kings forward Adam Cracknell was claimed off waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. League-wide, Cracknell was the only player claimed. Everyone else cleared waivers, including Jeff Schultz of the Kings. Schultz clearing waivers gives him the opportunity to be assigned to the Manchester Monarchs. ***PHOTO1***
Los Angeles Kings: Preseason Roster Update
October 6th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
With the season opening Wednesday, the Kings are making final preseason moves, and have announced that Jeff Schultz and Adam Cracknell have been placed on waivers. There is a 24-hour window both players have to be claimed; if they are not claimed, they will be able to be assigned to the...
Los Angeles Kings Sign Two Three-Year Entry Level Contracts
October 5th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
The Los Angeles Kings signed right wing Justin Auger and defenseman Zachary Leslie to three-year entry-level contacts, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced on Sunday. It was announced that both players were assigned to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League after Training Camp on September 26. Per the Kings: "Auger...
The Los Angeles Kings Announce Player Transactions
October 5th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
With the Los Angeles Kings 2014 Training Camp coming to an end, the Kings announced the following player transactions. Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL): Jean-Francois Berube – G Jordan Weal – C Placed on Injured Reserve: Andrew Bodnarchuk - D The Kings have 25 active players remaining on their 2014 Training Camp roster.
Los Angeles Kings Colin Fraser to the St. Louis Blues
September 5th, 2014 at 8:50 PM
Three-time Stanley Cup Champion, Colin Fraser of the Los Angeles signed a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues, announced Friday. The two-way contract is a good chance Fraser will see some time with the Chicago Wolves, the Blues AHL affiliate. Fraser was not expected to re-sign with the Kings....
Los Angeles Kings: Dwight King- New Three Year Contract
July 30th, 2014 at 10:13 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a new three-year contract with restricted free agent Dwight King, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday. The 25-year-old left wing is a native of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. King has appeared in 157 career NHL regular season games. King has totaled 54...
Jean-Francois Berube: Two Year Contract with the Los Angeles Kings
July 15th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a new two-year contract for restricted free agent, goaltender, Jean-Francois Berube, Kings President/General Manager, Dean Lombardi announced Tuesday. Berube, 23, has appeared in 53 AHL regular season games in his career. He posted a 28-17-2 record with a 2.37 GAA, .913...
Los Angeles Kings Agree to Terms with Brayden McNabb and Andy Anderoff
July 14th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a new contract for restricted free agent, Brayden McNabb (defense) and Andy Anderoff (left wing). McNabb has a two year contract and Anderoff a one year. Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi announce the agreement on M0onday. McNabb, 23, has...
Dwight Kings File’s for Salary Arbitration
July 7th, 2014 at 1:00 AM
Los Angeles Kings forward, Dwight King is one of 20 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration on Saturday. Arbitration hearings will be held in Toronto from July 22 to August 6. King is free to continue to negotiate a contract with the Kings up until his arbitration date. If he...
Mike Stothers Named Manchester Monarchs New Head Coach
July 2nd, 2014 at 12:15 AM
The Manchester Monarchs, Los Angeles Kings affiliate team, has named Mike Stothers their new head coach, Monarchs General Manager Rob Blake announced today. Stothers, 52, replaces former Monarchs head coach Mark Morris, whose contract wasn’t renewed following the 2013-14 AHL season. He has over 30 year of experience both as a coach...
Los Angeles Kings: Jeff Schultz, Colin Fraser and Andrew Campbell
July 1st, 2014 at 11:38 PM
The Los Angeles Kings added to their defensive team by signing defenseman Jeff Schultz to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday. The deal rounds off to about an average of $850,000 annually. Schultz earned $700,000 in the 2013-14 season. In 2013-14 the 28-year old played in 67 AHL games, was an...
Willie Mitchell: the Beloved Defenseman Heads to Florida
July 1st, 2014 at 10:15 PM
The Los Angeles Kings beloved 37-year old defenseman Willie Mitchell, leaves the team after fulfilling his duties as a dominant blue liner; 209 games, 46 points, a season lost to injury, countless penalty kills and two Stanley Cups. During talks of who would sign, due to salary cap issues, a Kings...