July 2, 2011 12:34 pm

Kings sign Simon Gagne to two-year deal

The Kings quickly found their Plan B, as they agreed to terms with winger Simon Gagne to a two-year contract. It’s a two-year, $7-million deal that, in cash terms, will pay Gagbe $4.5 million next season and $2.5 million in 2012-13, but the salary-cap hit is $3.5 million each season. Gagne has been cleared to play — he missed time last season with a sore neck but returned in the playoffs — so the signing is not contingent on him passing any physical, etc. More info to come…

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