Marco Sturm

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Handzus knows Sturm’s situation

Marco Sturm has an entirely new set of teammates -- he never played with any of the current Kings while in Boston or San Jose -- but there's at least one player who can relate to Sturm, who is coming off major knee surgery. Michal Handzus had ACL surgery in 2007, the season before he joined the King... Read More
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Sturm finally finds home with Kings

When he plays, Marco Sturm will become the second German-born player to play for the Kings. Bonus points, and blog bragging rights, to the person who can name the first German-born Kings player… Sturm practiced with his new teammates today, and stayed on the ice for some extra conditioning. It's bee... Read More
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Sturm talks about trade to Kings

I will be able to meet and speak with Marco Sturm tomorrow, but for now, here's a quick interview he did with LAKings.com before he jumped on a plane to get to St. Louis. It's still not known exactly when Sturm will be ready to play, although in the video interview below, Sturm said he hopes to star... Read More
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Sturm update

The Kings have said there is not yet any official word on Marco Sturm's physical. The Kings say they have until tomorrow afternoon to complete the medical evaluation, and Sturm is still in L.A. There's not expected to be anything official word tonight. As hinted at earlier, the Kings also put Bra... Read More
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Lombardi talks Sturm trade

During the first intermission, Dean Lombardi spoke about his trade with Boston for forward Marco Sturm. Lombardi stressed that the trade is still contingent upon Sturm passing a physical. Sturm will fly to Los Angeles tomorrow and have the testing done, starting Monday at 10 a.m. If he passes the ph... Read More
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Chiarelli talks Sturm trade

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli spoke to reporters there about today's trade, which sent forward Marco Sturm to the Kings. Among other things, Chiarelli said that he doesn't expect to get anything from the Kings -- under the ``future considerations'' -- except much-needed immediate sal... Read More
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More on Marco Sturm

Marco Sturm's full salary for this season is $3.5 million, but given that the season is approximately one-third finished, the Kings' responsibility is roughly $2.34 million. This is the final year of Sturm's contract. Still in recovery from his May knee surgery, Sturm is expected to be ready to play... Read More
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Deal done: Sturm to Kings

The Kings have officially acquired forward Marco Sturm from Boston for what is being called "future considerations," i.e. a possible future draft pick. The deal is still contingent on Sturm passing a physical, but that's nothing unusual. More on the trade to come...... Read More
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Trade possibly on horizon for Kings

Team officials on both sides are publicly staying quiet for now, but sources have indicated that the Kings are close to pulling the trigger on the long-discussed trade for Boston forward Marco Sturm. It's still believed that the price for Sturm would be a (highly) conditional draft pick. Sturm is st... Read More