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Kings sign Danault to six-year, $33 million contract

Jul. 28, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Phillip Danault established himself as a reliable contributor at both ends of the ice, he rarely got to play against the modern standard for two-way centers in Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings. When Danault was presented with the chance to...

LA Kings re-sign F Trevor Moore for 2 years, $3.75 million

Jul. 25, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Trevor Moore is returning to the Los Angeles Kings with a two-year, $3.75 million contract extension. The Kings announced their re-signing Saturday. Moore set career highs last season with 10 goals and 13 assists in...

Predators' revamp goes on with trade of Ryan Ellis to Flyers

Jul. 17, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers finally landed a premier defenseman Saturday, acquiring Ryan Ellis in a trade with Nashville for defenseman Philippe Myers and forward Nolan Patrick. The 30-year-old Ellis is coming back from shoulder surgery, but the...

Sharks sign goaltender Josef Korenar to 1-year contract

Jul. 13, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have signed goaltender Josef Korenar to a one-year contract. San Jose, which has missed the playoffs the past two seasons, announced the deal on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Korenar played in 10 games for the...

LA Kings re-sign D Christian Wolanin to 1-year extension

Jul. 06, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Defenseman Christian Wolanin has agreed to a one-year, $750,000 contract extension to return to the Los Angeles Kings. Wolanin was eligible for unrestricted free agency. The Kings announced the deal Tuesday. The...

NHL pushes puck up ice in bid to reach Latino communities

Jul. 04, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Scott Gomez grew up among the diverse cultures that amalgamate around Anchorage, Alaska. Race was something he never really thought about, particularly on the ice. The son of a Mexican American father and Colombian mother, Gomez heard a few...

LA Kings acquire Viktor Arvidsson from Nashville for 2 picks

Jul. 01, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have acquired forward Viktor Arvidsson from Nashville in exchange for two draft picks. The Predators get a second-round pick this year and a third-round pick in 2022 in the trade announced Thursday. The...

LA Kings re-sign C Blake Lizotte to 1-year, $800,000 deal

Jun. 24, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Center Blake Lizotte has re-signed with the Los Angeles Kings on a one-year, $800,000 contract extension. The Kings announced the signing Thursday of Lizotte, a restricted free agent. Lizotte had three goals and seven...

Bucks chase sweep of Heat on 4-game NBA playoff Saturday

May. 28, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It’s been done four times in the Stanley Cup playoffs, most recently by the eventual Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings in 2014. Done once in baseball, the Boston Red Sox pulling it off against the New York Yankees on their way to winning the 2004 World Series. There’s...

Staying home: Lakers ink Staples Center lease through 2041

May. 27, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers will stay home at Staples Center through at least 2041 after signing a long-term lease extension. The Lakers and their downtown arena announced the deal Thursday. The 17-time NBA champion Lakers share Staples with the Los...