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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...

Slava Voynov Case May End in a Deal
July 1st, 2015 at 5:35 PM
After a long meeting with a prosecutor and attorneys for Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, a Torrance judge handling the alleged domestic violence case suggested Tuesday that a deal might be in the works. The trial is slated to start July 8. Judge Eric Taylor met with defense attorneys...

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...

Los Angeles Kings Make Six Total Selections at 2015 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
The Los Angeles Kings originally had eight selections for the 2015 NHL Draft but left with a total of six selections from BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Kings opened the 2015 NHL Draft on Friday, trading their first round selection (13th overall) along with goaltender Martin Jones and defenseman...

Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 6:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

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...

Jarret Stoll Felony Charge Has Been Dismissed
June 25th, 2015 at 12:56 PM
Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll’s felony charge has been dismissed. He is now being charged with two misdemeanor counts. The felony charge was dismissed in a plea deal with prosecutors, where Stoll pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors; one provoking commission of breach of peace and two for trespass. Stoll...

Los Angeles Kings Release 2015-16 Season Schedule
June 25th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
The Los Angeles Kings and National Hockey League today announced the club’s entire 82-game 2015-16 regular season schedule. Last week the Kings released their 2015 Preseason Schedule. Training Camp is slated to open on September 18 at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. The Kings, open the...

Drew Doughty Finishes as Runner up for Norris Trophy
June 25th, 2015 at 1:59 AM
“It would mean a lot,’ said Drew Doughty prior to the NHL Awards on Wednesday about winning the Norris Trophy. “I take a lot of pride and try to be the best defenseman on the ice every night. To get recognized for that as a nominee is huge. Hopefully I...

Anze Kopitar Doesn’t Win Frank Selke Award or Lady Byng Trophy
June 25th, 2015 at 1:20 AM
Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar was a finalist for the Frank Selke Award and Lady Byng trophy at the 2015 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, but didn’t earn the honor Wednesday at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Kopitar finished third place for the Selke after a close tie between the...

Drew Doughty Named to NHL All-Star Second Team
June 24th, 2015 at 9:22 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was named to the NHL All-Star Second Team at tonight’s NHL Awards in Las Vegas. The 25-year-old two time Stanley Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist earned his second nomination to the Second All-Star Team. ***PHOTO1*** Per the Kings: This past season, Doughty was selected as the...

2014-15 NHL Postseason All-Star Teams Announced
June 24th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The National Hockey League announced at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas today the list of players voted to the 2014-15 NHL postseason All-Star Teams. 2014-2015 NHL First All-Star Team GP W L OT GAA SV% SO G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens 66 44 16 6 1.96 .933 9 GP Mins. G A Pts D...

2015 NHL Awards Winners Announced in Las Vegas
June 24th, 2015 at 8:17 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards took place Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Hockey players from around the league suited up for the red carpet event instead of lacing up for the ice as they usually do; or in the case of Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames, walk...