July 1 transactions - LA Kings Insider

I’ll update this post with the most recent free-agent signings and trades today…

Dustin Boyd re-signs with Montreal: 1 year, $650,000
Eric Nystrom to Minnesota: 3 years, $4.2 million
Matt Cullen to Minnesota, 3 years, $10.5 million
Adam Burish to Dallas: 2 years, $2.3 million
Saku Koivu to Anaheim: 2 years, $5 million
Dan Hamhuis to Vancouver, 6 years, $27 million
Anton Volchenkov to New Jersey: 6 years, $25.5 million
Olli Jokinen to Calgary: 2 years, $6 million
Chris Mason to Atlanta: 2 years, $3.7 million
Kurtis Foster to Edmonton: 2 years, $3.6 million
Curtis Sanford re-signs with Montreal: 1 year, $550,000
Henrik Tallinder to New Jersey: 4 years, $13.5 million
Ray Whitney to Phoenix: 2 years, $6 million
Toni Lydman to Anaheim: 3 years, $9 million
Derek Boogaard to NY Rangers: 4 years, $6.6 million
Paul Martin to Pittsbugh: 5 years, $25 million
Jody Shelley to Philadelphia: 3 years, $3.3 million
Dan Ellis to Tampa Bay: 2 years, $3 million

Derek Morris re-signs with Phoenix: 4 years, $11 million
Sean O’Donnell to Philadelphia: 1 year, $1 million
Manny Malhotra to Vancouver, 3 years, $7.5 million
Joel Perrault to Vancouver: 1 year, $510,000
Antero Nittymaki to San Jose: 2 years, $4 million
Colby Armstrong to Toronto: 3 years, $9 million
Alex Auld to Montreal: 1 year, $1 million
Zbynek Michalek to Pittsburgh: 5 years, $20 million
Martin St. Louis re-signs in Tampa Bay: 4 years, $22.5 million
Anton Babchuk to Carolina: 1 year, $1.4 million
Jesse Winchester to Ottawa: 2 years, $1.5 million
Alex Tanguay to Calgary: 1 year, $1.7 million
Erik Christensen to Rangers: 2 years, $1.85 million
Braydon Coburn back to Philadelphia: 2 years, $6.4 million
Sergei Gonchar to Ottawa: 3 years, $16.5 million
Dan Paille re-signs with Boston: 2 years, $2.15 million
Marty Biron to Rangers: 2 years, $1.75 million
Andrej Meszaros from Tampa Bay to Philadelphia for a second-round draft pick

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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.