Posted July 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Los Angeles Kings have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Jeff Schultz to a deal. He had no goals, three assists and 12 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Washington Capitals last season. The Kings announced the deal Friday as the NHL's free agency period began. Schultz has spent his entire NHL career with the Capitals, with 11 goals, 64 assists and 133 penalty minutes in 399 games. He was drafted by the team in the first round of the 2004 NHL entry draft. During the 2011 playoffs, Schultz set a league postseason record by being on the ice for 119 consecutive minutes without his team being scored upon.

Kings Sign Jeff Schultz

Jeff Schultz to LAK, one year, $700K. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013

Jarret Stoll Has Seizure, in Hospital After Suffering Concussion During Kings’ Playoff Run

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was hospitalized Wednesday after suffering a seizure. The Los Angeles Times reported that Stoll fell ill at his Hermosa Beach home. Kings general manager Dean Lombardi told the Times that he visited Stoll in the hospital and the “bottom line is that he’s fine. Now the issue is what caused it.” The Kings did not immediately...

Kings Sign Schultz After Losing Scuderi by   Jack Weber

Earlier today, the Kings lost defenseman Rob Scuderi as an unrestricted free agent to, ironically, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team the Kings signed him away from four years ago. If Willie Mitchell is going to be healthy next season, he can step in and replace Scuderi, and I think the Kings will be fine. They’d probably have defense pairings of [...]

Rob Scuderi leaves Kings to return to Penguins

The Kings lost the first significant member of their Stanley Cup-winning team when free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi went back to the Pittsburgh Penguins, signing a four-year deal worth 13.5 million. His move came within the first hour of the opening of NHL free agency on Friday. The average annual value of the contract is 3.375 million, according to the Penguins. Pittsburgh was...

Rob Scuderi inks 4-year deal.

Via the Penguins... Scuderi, 34, re-joins the Pittsburgh organization after spending the past four seasons with the Los Angeles Kings. The defensive-minded blueliner originally played five-plus seasons with the Penguins between 2003-09, helping the team to a Stanley Cup championship in 2009. The 6-foot-1, 216-pound Scuderi appeared in all 48 regular-season games with...

Keaton Ellerby Agrees To Terms On One-Year Deal With LA by   Steven Ellis

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with defenseman Keaton Ellerby. Ellerby appeared in 44 games for the Kings and Florida Panthers last season, recording three points and 52 penalty minutes. All three assists came during his 35 games with the Kings and he had a plus-5 rating during his time in Los Angeles. He was [...]


It's been a few weeks since we last checked in on the status of the Los Angeles Kings here at The Royal Half... and boy have things changed! Congratulations, @AnzeKopitar — ♛ LetsGoKings ♛ (@LetsGoKings) July 5, 2013 I guess the repeal of DOMA did allow everyone to get married! Two weeks ago backup goalie, Jon Bernier, was...

Mike Ribeiro Headed To Phoenix

“@DarrenDreger: Ribeiro to Phx is done.” — Stéphanie (@StephBourgie) July 5, 2013 added 12:43pm, 4 year / 22 M$ for Mike Ribeiro with Coyotes. #JA2013 — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) July 5, 2013 Ribeiro's salary by year with PHX: $4.5M, $5.5M, $6M and $6M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013

LA Kings' Jarret Stoll, BF of Erin Andrews, suffers seizure in LA home

Erin Andrews is usually the reporter asking the questions on the sidelines of a game but, on Thursday, it was Andrews who became part of the story when her boyfriend, Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll, was rushed to the hospital after suffering a seizure in their Los Angeles home. The couple, who have been dating for several months, had a scary Fourth of July moment when the...

Ribeiro signs four-year deal with Phoenix

After one season away, Mike Ribeiro is headed back to the Western Conference. He spent last season with the Washington Capitals after being traded by the Dallas Stars, the team he’d spent the previous six NHL seasons with. And now, he’s headed West again,  having signed a four-year deal worth a reported $22M, according to ESPN. Phoenix has been looking to improve an offense...

Hendricks signed to a four-year deal with Preds

With their third move so far of the first day of free agent frenzy, the Nashville Predators have signed center Matt Hendricks to a four-year deal worth $7.4 million; $1.85 million per season. Last season, Hendricks was a part of the Washington Capitals and played all 48 games in the nation's capital. Hendricks was originally drafted by the Predators in the 2000 NHL Entry...

David Kolomatis Signs With Washington Capitals by   Steven Ellis

The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman David Kolomatis to a one-year, two-way contract. Kolomatis was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 5th round (126th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He recorded 28 points and 18 penalty minutes in 46 games last season with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. The season before Kolomatis skated in 58 games...

Matt Hendricks, Nashville’s 5th round pick in 2000, is back

Prev1 of 1NextPer Josh Cooper, the Nashville Predators have signed forward Matt Hendricks. And, according to ESPN’s Craig Custance, it’s a four-year deal worth $1.85 million per season.Hendricks was drafted by the Preds in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2000 NHL Draft but has spent his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche and Washington Capitals.Hendricks becomes Nashville’s...

Free Agent Targets: Mike Ribeiro

Why the Predators should or shouldn’t pursue Mike Ribeiro this summer...
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