Free Agency

Kyle Clifford Agrees to Two-Year Contract

Terms have not yet been announced, but the restricted free agent is officially still a Los Angeles King. The Kings now have 25 NHL contracts on the books for next season.

Trevor Lewis Signs One-Year Extension

The possible Olympian gets a sizable raise from the Los Angeles Kings; he'll make $1.325 million next season. USA! USA! USA!

Why Hasn't Dustin Penner Been Signed (By Anyone)?

We're on Day 6 of free agency, and Dustin Penner remains an unrestricted free agent. Here's (possibly) why.

Kings Sign UFA Defenseman Jeff Schultz

After three hours of nothing, the Kings sign (ANOTHER LEFT-SHOOTING BORDERLINE NHL) defenseman, and Brad Richardson is signed by the Canucks just minutes later.

Rob Scuderi Signs With Penguins

The Kings tried their best to get Scuderi back, but in the end, a four-year deal from the Penguins likely trumps whatever Los Angeles was offering.

2013 NHL Free Agency: Day One Open Thread

Discuss the Kings' free agents, as well as all the action in the NHL, right here.

Kings Re-Sign Ellerby to One Year Deal

Ellerby's back and you're gonna be in trouble.

Kings Links: Coyotes Stay, But Players are Moving

The (Arizona?) Coyotes will stay in Glendale, but a lot of players are already moving in advance of free agency. Meanwhile, Los Angeles quietly prepares for next season and admires their second-round pick.

Kings Extend Qualifying Offers; Ellerby is UFA

Martinez, Clifford, Lewis, Nolan, and Muzzin are among those that were qualified, meaning all are expected to be in Kings uniforms next season. Along with Keaton Ellerby, David Kolomatis and Stefan Legein also will become unrestricted free agents.


Back from Sweden? Sizing Up Bud Holloway

One of the Kings' brightest prospects departed for Sweden two years ago, but a return might be on the horizon. Is he the answer to our left wing troubles? Is he coming at all?

Kings' Offseason To-Do List, #1: Trade Bernier

One of Lombardi’s top three tasks this offseason should be trading Jonathan Bernier -- ideally, before the draft is done. What kind of return would you like to see?

Kings, Red Wings, Penguins, and Canucks Make Doan's "Short List" -- But Hang On, Phoenix Isn't Out Yet

Shane Doan's agent is doing his job and stirring up interest. Are we suitors, or are we being used? Who can say!

Free Agency Update: Kings Among Eleven Teams Interested in Shane Doan

One of the Kings' free agent targets has no lack of interest from around the NHL, as the ownership situation in Phoenix remains unclear.

Parise And Suter Sign With Minnesota Wild: Free Agency Should Now Heat Up

A star spangled kickoff to Day 4 of free agency. Americans Parise and Suter signed for 13 years, $7.53 million each.

LA Kings Remaining Free Agent Targets

Let's take a look at what wingers are still available on the free agent market. Who would you pick?

Parise, Suter Undecided -- But Nothing Compares To The Summer Of Kovalchuk

Hold a lighter up in memory of July 2010.

Free Agency Begins: Will This Be The Craziest Market Yet?

An open thread on the first day of free agency. The Kings will probably only dip a toe in the FA market, but our rivals will be busy.

Please Welcome The New Team at JFTC

New writers are on board, and it's going to be fun. Take it from a woman who's not Bernie Nicholls.

Free Agency Day 2 Open Thread: Bob Miller Is Safe!

Brad Richards takes his talent to NY -- on to part deux of free agency.

What About Doughty? News and Notes for July 1st

Drew Doughty hasn't signed yet, but the latest news is promising. Join us for a free agency open thread.

Can Brad Richards sign with the Kings? (cap issues, pt1)

Does Dean Lombardi think that neither Schenn nor Loktionov is going to be ready for top six minutes before 2016? Signing Brad Richards to a long-term deal would be a signal that our GM doesn't think our two top prospects are going to crack the line-up, basically, ever.

Kovalchuk Clippings

A couple of clips from the MSM on the Summer of Kovalchuk. The first is from Hradek at ESPN, possibly a little insight into Kovalchuk's "process." The second, from Sporting News, is that same...

What Number Will Willie Mitchell Wear?

Since, you know, 8 is taken. In case you're keeping score at home, the Kings now are a couple million from the cap ceiling, if you assume -- as I do -- that Brayden Schenn, Kyle Clifford and Jacob...


I wouldn't have thought it was possible. Kovalchuk has stretched this thing out for so long that the media has actually folded up its tents and gone home. Usually, stories that dominate the news...

My very own Matt Barry comments section - Matthew Barry - Kovalchuk, Kaberle, Mitchell and the Stupid Dustin Brown RumorYes, the Kings have asked about Kovalchuk. Grossman told them N.J. gets first crack. Kings brass have...

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