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DEREK FORBORT RUMORS

Whether watching or playing, Gravel still learning

For 26 of Los Angeles’ 41 games this season, the team has used two rookies on the back end. One is Derek Forbort, who has grown into a role in which he’s averaged nearly 20 minutes per game and has earned playing time alongside Drew Doughty, where he’s constantly facing the opposition’s best players. The […] The post Whether watching or playing, Gravel still learning appeared...
Via LA Kings Insider
January 12, 2017

A maturing Forbort likes the way he moves past mistakes

Derek Forbort logged a career-high 25:07 in Los Angeles’ 2-1 overtime road win over San Jose on Tuesday as part of a team-wide effort in which there weren’t many players simply along for the ride in an impressive collective effort. As a younger player, there may be a higher variance in his performances, and there […] The post A maturing Forbort likes the way he moves past mistakes...
Via LA Kings Insider
January 04, 2017

Defense getting pucks through, and Forbort’s a part of that

Derek Forbort’s play has been an encouraging aspect of the first half of the 2016-17 season, and one way he has been able to put several diverse parts of his skill set together is through his ability to get shots through towards the front of the net. It combines skating and vision to open up […] The post Defense getting pucks through, and Forbort’s a part of that appeared first...
Via LA Kings Insider
December 31, 2016

Forbort breaks tie, Kings top Islanders 4-2 for 4th straight

LOS ANGELES (AP) Derek Forbort scored the go-ahead goal with 2:28 remaining, Peter Budaj stopped 22 shots and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the New York Islanders 4-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth consecutive win. Dwight King, Jake Muzzin and Alec Martinez also scored to help the Kings win their fifth straight at home. Anders Lee scored twice and Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Watson, Derek Forbort Engage In Heated NHL Fight During Kings-Predators

The Nashville Predators lost 3-2 in overtime to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night, but at least they won the only fight of the game. Predators left winger Austin Watson and Kings defenseman Derek Forbort engaged in an intense fight about a minute and a half into the game, with Watson providing most of the action. The fight was proceeded by a pair of huge hits in the Kings’...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

LA Kings sign G Jack Campbell, re-sign Dowd and Forbort

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have signed goalie Jack Campbell and re-signed center Nic Dowd and defenseman Derek Forbort. The Kings announced the moves Monday. Los Angeles traded defenseman Nick Ebert to Dallas last month for Campbell, the 11th overall pick in the 2010 draft. Campbell played just one NHL game for the Stars in October 2013, spending most of his...
Via Associated Press
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Kings have agreed to terms with Jack Campbell, Nic Dowd & Derek Forbort

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms with restricted free agent goaltender Jack Campbell, restricted free agent center Nic Dowd, and restricted free agent defenseman Derek Forbort, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi ...
Via NHL.com
July 11, 2016

Forbort signs two-year extension

Restricted free agent defenseman Derek Forbort has signed a two-year contract extension with the Kings, as reported Saturday by Mayor’s Manor and confirmed by General Fanager. The new contract comes with a $650,000 average annual value. Derek Forbort (#LAKings)2 yrs @ $650,000 cap hit2016: $650k, $100k AHL, $125k guaranteed2017: $650k, $400k, $425k — General Fanager (@generalfanager...
Via LA Kings Insider
July 10, 2016

Derek Forbort Re-Signs with the Kings

Saturday, the Los Angeles Kings re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Derek Forbort to a two-year, two-way deal. According to General Fanager, Forbort’s deal is worth $650,000.00 per season. After playing three seasons in the American Hockey League, Forbort finally made his NHL debut during the 2015-16 season. The 24-year-old native of Duluth, Minnesota, played in 14 games scoring...
Via The Hockey Writers
July 10, 2016

LA Kings send defenseman Derek Forbort back to the minors

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have reassigned defenseman Derek Forbort to their AHL affiliate in Manchester. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday before their game at Anaheim. Forbort was the Kings' first-round pick in 2010. He didn't appear in a game during his stint with the Kings, who recalled him Feb. 11 after Alec Martinez was hurt. Martinez...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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