The most surprising news from yesterday was probably that Mikhail Grabovksi didn't get picked up by anyone. Seriously? Any team looking for solid center depth can't spare a few million for him? (The team that claimed that they couldn't fit him under cap is the same one that signed Brooks Orpik to a bad contract.)
Kings sign Adam Cracknell and David Van der Gulik The Kings actually did sign two players yesterday! Both are fringe NHLers, though... both have played less than a full season's worth of NHL games over the last 4-5 years.
2014 NHL Free Agency and Trade Tracker Keep up with all the moves every day, all day until training camp opens in September.
LA Kings Insider
KINGS HIRE MIKE STOTHERS TO COACH MANCHESTER With the departure of Mark Morris, the Manchester Monarchs need a new bench boss and have hired the Moose Jaw coach to take over the development of all future prospects.
Kings 2014 Development Camp Preview Mostly just a list of who's coming and a few who are probably not going to be at camp.
In Other News
Recapping the NHL Draft A snarky look at a few things that transpired over the weekend in Philadelphia.
First day of free agency sees West get even more wild Corey Masisak takes a look at some of the key free agent signings from yesterday, though he still pegs the Kings and Blackhawks to be the top contenders in the conference.
Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux arrested in Ottawa He may have been inebriated and allegedly harassed a police officer. The Puck Daddy version can be found here.
RICK JEANNERET STATEMENT In the wake of the news of the Sabres' broadcaster's cancer diagnosis, the team released a statement asking for privacy and to keep him and his family in everyone's thoughts/prayers.
All 16 Of Tim Howard's Saves, In One Video Per Niesy's request, I'm adding some World Cup news. The USMNT goalkeeper was amazing in the heartbreaking loss to Belgium.
Wall Street Journal
Meme Manufacturing: China Taking Orders for Suarez Bite Bottle Openers This is actually kinda funny.