July 2010 - Page 5 of 5 - LA Kings Insider
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Day 2

It seems as though the whole Ilya Kovalchuk discussion/debate has gone on for about a year now, so what's a 366th day? Who's counting anyway? Everyone is back working at it today, although there's still no indication that anything is imminent. Lombardi, Grossman (Kovalchuk's agent) and anyone else i... Read More
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A couple random notes

It's worth noting that Raitis Ivanans apparently has signed a two-year contract with Calgary worth $565,000 per year. That, presumably, leaves the door open for Kevin Westgarth to earn a spot on the Kings' roster this training camp. In terms of Kovalchuk, it's interesting to note that no other te... Read More
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A slow, slow day

As you can see, there's been no activity by the Kings yet today, although they're reportedly still very much in the mix for Ilya Kovalchuk. An attempt for an update from Dean Lombardi was answered with a text message that said, ``Can't - nothing happening.'' It's likely to be a long wait, likely eve... Read More
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O’Donnell, Ivanans sign

Sean O'Donnell, now-former Kings defenseman, has signed with the Philadelphia Flyers for one year, reportedly for a $1-million base salary. Raitis Ivanans, now-former Kings enforcer, reportedly has signed with the Calgary Flames for two years, at $575,000 per year.... Read More
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July 1 transactions

I'll update this post with the most recent free-agent signings and trades today... Dustin Boyd re-signs with Montreal: 1 year, $650,000 Eric Nystrom to Minnesota: 3 years, $4.2 million Matt Cullen to Minnesota, 3 years, $10.5 million Adam Burish to Dallas: 2 years, $2.3 million Saku Koivu to ... Read More