Forward Trevor Lewis and the Kings avoided salary arbitration, reaching a one-year deal worth a reported 1.325 million.
Tuesday's announcement comes one day after Lewis was among the 48 players invited to Team USA's orientation camp in late August. Lewis, a restricted free agent, had been scheduled to go to arbitration on Aug. 2.
Lewis, 26, made 750,000 this past season, in which he appeared in all 48 games and recorded a career-high 14 points.
Team USA's camp will be Aug. 26-27 and among the other invitees are Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and captain Dustin Brown. Officials from USA Hockey discussed the preliminary selections on a conference call Tuesday morning.
The final roster for the Sochi Olympics is expected to be announced in late December. Players will not be on the ice at the Team USA orientation camp because of the high cost of insurance, officials said.
"Trevor Lewis was a name that got brought up in our group," said David Poile, who is the ...