Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 6/23/12

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Dwight King of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the Phoenix Coyotes at Staples Center on September 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The Coyotes defeated the Kings 3-1. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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 since a 21-poi...
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