Jun 14, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar holds the 2012 Stanley Cup at the Los Angeles Kings victory celebration parade. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
3 Total Updates since June 30, 2012
7 months ago Article 0 comments
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Bernier has signed with Heilbronn Falken in Germany due to the NHL lockout.
10 months ago Update 0 comments
The NHL owners have released their first proposal for the new collective bargaining agreement, something that has an impact on the Los Angeles Kings and every other team in the league. Unfortunately, the CBA proposal points towards some ugly negotiations down the road. Like you would expect from a first round proposal, the owners are looking for some big gains. Some of what they're asking for, via ESPN:
The final deal will certainly not resemble the above wishlist, but it does demonstrate that the owners are looking for some big sacrifices from the players.
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11 months ago Update 0 comments
The Los Angeles Kings knew that their first-ever Stanley Cup win was in large part due to outstanding young goalie Jonathan Quick, so their most pressing bit of business as the offseason got underway was to sign the Conn Smythe Trophy winner to a new 10-year extension. Quick was already under contract for 2012-13, but the Kings wanted to make sure it wouldn't be an issue during the next offseason.
The Kings have been active in securing impending free agents, as they signed Colin Fraser to a two-year deal and Jarret Stoll to a three-year deal. Free agency opens on Sunday and the Kings only have two more players who will be hitting the open market.
Here is the full list of free agents who ended the 2011-12 season as members of the Los Angeles Kings. Both skaters are unrestricted free agents.