New contracts for Stoll, Fraser
[UPDATED] The Kings have confirmed that they have reached agreement with two centers on contract extensions. Jarret Stoll has agreed to a three-year contract worth an average of $3.25 million per season, while Colin Fraser has agreed to a two-year contract worth $825,000 per season. Stoll’s previous cap hit was $3.6 million while Fraser’s cap hit was $825,000. Both players were due to become unrestricted free agents on July 1.
Stoll, who turns 30 on Sunday, mostly served as the Kings’ third-line center this season and totaled six goals and 15 assists in 78 games. Fraser, 27, joined the Kings last summer in a trade with Edmonton. After he recovered from a broken foot, Fraser totaled two goals and six assists in 67 regular-season games as a fourth-line center.
The two signings mean that Dustin Penner is the only remaining pending unrestricted free agent who played a significant number of games for the Kings this season (Scott Parse is also due to be an unrestricted free agent). The Kings have some interest in bringing back Penner but have not committed to the idea yet.