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It was a busier day than expected for the Los Angeles Kings, who selected 19-year old Barrie Colts forward Tanner Pearson with the 30th pick of the first round of the NHL Draft after having re-signed two valuable centers who contributed important minutes to the team's Stanley Cup run.
Los Angeles re-signed Jarret Stoll for three years at 3.25 million per season and Colin Fraser for two years at 825 thousand per season, as reported by Rich Hammond of LAKings Insider.
Stoll took a slight paycut to remain with the Kings after averaging 3.6 million over the previous four seasons, while Fraser's two-year, 1.65 million dollar contract was identical to the one he signed with the Chicago Blackhawks prior to 2010-11.
Shifting down to Los Angeles' third line to accommodate the trade for Mike Richards one year ago, a three-year extension for Stoll may have seemed unlikely early in a season in which he appeared in 78 games, recording six goals and 21 points, his lowest output si...
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The Los Angeles Kings have reached agreements in principle to re-sign centers Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser, two big contributors to their Stanley Cup title run.
The Kings say they reached the deals Friday.
Stoll, who turns 30 on Sunday, is the Kings' third-line center and faceoff specialist. He also plays extensively on the Kings' penalty kill.
The veteran has spent the...
The Los Angeles Kings reached agreements in principle Friday to re-sign centers Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser, two big contributors to their Stanley Cup title run.
Stoll's three-year deal is expected to be worth $9.75 million, while Fraser will get a two-year deal worth $1.65 million.
The Kings have the entire core of their first championship team under contract except power...
The Los Angeles Kings have chosen left wing Tanner Pearson with the 30th pick of the first round of the NHL draft.
The Stanley Cup champions made the final selection of the first round on Friday night.
The 19-year-old Pearson is a late bloomer by NHL draft standards. He was draft-eligible for the third time after failing to get picked in each of the past two years, but a dynamic...
Via GuillaumeL_MTL on Twitter, Sportsnet’s Darren Millard reports that the Los Angeles Kings have kept Jarret Stoll in the fold:
LAK lock up Jarret Stoll for another 3 yrs $9.275. #sndraft
The 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings have sent qualifying offers to seven restricted free agents.
In order to obtain the right of first refusal or a compensatory draft pick for players who sign an offer sheet with another club, a one-year "qualifying offer" must be extended to any current restricted free agent by June 25.
If a team does not give a qualifying...
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Like devoted hockey fans, Dad and I watched...
“We’re the flavor of the month. Six months from now I’ll be an idiot again.”
-Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi. More on the Kings summer plans from Lisa Dillman of the LA Times.