July 17, 2012 12:19 pm

Kings re-sign restricted free agents

The Kings announced today that they have signed defenseman Thomas Hickey, forward Stefan Legein, forward David Meckler and defenseman Jake Muzzin to one-year contracts. All four players had been restricted free-agents. The only other Kings restricted free agent, Justin Azevedo, has agreed to play in Europe next season.

Also, the Chicago Blackhawks today announced that they have hired former Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon as their assistant coach. Kompon worked with current Chicago coach Joel Quenneville in St. Louis, when Quenneville was the Blues’ head coach and Kompon was a video coach.

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