The Kings have signed prospects Linden Vey and Jean-Francois Berube to three-year entry level contracts.
Vey, 19, was a fourth-round pick in the 2009 draft and is coming off a season in which he led the Western Hockey League in scoring, with 116 points in 69 games (46 goals, 70 assists). Vey’s Medicine Hat Tigers reached the Eastern Conference Finals in the WHL, and vey had 12 goals and 13 assists in 15 playoff games.
Berube, 19, also was a fourth-round pick in the 2009 draft. This season, with the Montreal Juniors of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Berube played 50 games and went 32-7-8 with a 2.60 goals-against average (which ranked fourth in the league), a .902 save percentage and three shutouts. Berube also played three games for the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs this season.