Kings roster and salary chart: 2015 offseason - LA Kings Insider

As the NHL’s salary cap will become one of the most pressing stories for Los Angeles and other large market teams this off-season, I decided to bring back a Rich Hammond off-season staple that you’ll want to bookmark as the Kings use the next five months to construct their roster for the 2015-16 season.

Based partially on information that was available when operated, in addition to consultations with Hockey Operations and additional financial information available over the Internet, the Kings have roughly $64.14 million allotted to 17 players for the 2015-16 season, a figure that includes Slava Voynov’s contract but not Jeff Schultz’s. I’m hoping to add cap hits for AHL-based players to this post, but at this point I’m confident in only 90% of the AHL financial information I have and will wait until I’m completely certain before I add additional numbers to this post.

Without Schultz, but with Voynov and Richards, the Kings have 10 forwards, six defensemen and one goaltender currently under contract for 2015-16. There is a chance that the 2015-16 salary cap may not rise from 2014-15’s $69-million.

Dustin Brown – Signed through 2021-22, $5.875 million (UFA)
Jeff Carter – Signed through 2021-22, $5.273 million (UFA)
Kyle Clifford – Signed through 2019-20, $1.6 million (UFA)
Drew Doughty – Signed through 2018-19, $7.0 million (UFA)
Marian Gaborik – Signed through 2020-21, $4.875 million (UFA)
Matt Greene – Signed through 2017-18, $2.5 million (UFA)
Dwight King – Signed through 2016-17, $1.95 million (UFA)
Anze Kopitar – Signed through 2015-16, $6.8 million (UFA)
Trevor Lewis – Signed through 2015-16, $1.525 million (UFA)
Alec Martinez – Signed through 2020-21, $4.0 million (UFA)
Brayden McNabb – Signed through 2015-16, $675 thousand (RFA)
Jake Muzzin – Signed through 2019-20, $4.0 million (UFA)
Jordan Nolan – Signed through 2017-18, $950 thousand (UFA)
Jonathan Quick – Signed through 2022-23, $5.8 million (UFA)
Tanner Pearson – Signed through 2016-17, $1.4 million (RFA)
Mike Richards – Signed through 2019-20, $5.75 million (UFA)
Slava Voynov – Signed through 2018-19, $4.167 million (UFA)

AHL PLAYERS STILL UNDER CONTRACT (all RFAs after expiration, except for Schultz)
Justin Auger – Signed through 2016-17
Patrik Bartosak – Signed through 2015-16
J.F. Berube – Signed through 2015-16
Jonny Brodzinski – Signed through 2016-17
Nick Ebert – Signed through 2016-17
Derek Forbort – Signed through 2015-16
Adrian Kempe – Signed through 2017-18
Maxim Kitsyn – Signed through 2015-16
Zachary Leslie – Signed through 2016-17
Alex Lintuniemi – Signed through 2017-18
Kurtis MacDermid – Signed through 2016-17
Colin Miller – Signed through 2015-16
Michael Mersch – Signed through 2016-17
Brian O’Neill – Signed through 2015-16
Alex Roach – Signed through 2015-16
Scott Sabourin – Signed through 2015-16
Jeff Schultz – Signed through 2015-16, $850 thousand (UFA)
Valentin Zykov – Signed through 2016-17

Andy Andreoff
Andrew Crescenzi
Nic Dowd
Martin Jones
Vincent LoVerde
Nick Shore
Tyler Toffoli
Jordan Weal

Andrew Bodnarchuk
Jamie McBain
Robyn Regehr (likely to retire)
Andrej Sekera
Jarret Stoll
David Van der Gulik
Justin Williams

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.