THE FRANCHISE. President Luc Robitaille, General Manager Rob Blake and Head Coach John Stevens will host a State of the Franchise forum with full, half and quarter-season ticket members on August 17 at Microsoft Theater. ... Full Story
The Kings sent qualifying offers to Justin Auger, Jonny Brodzinski, Andrew Crescenzi, Kevin Gravel, Paul LaDue, Zac Leslie, Kurtis MacDermid, Michael Mersch and Nick Shore, but not Patrick Bjorkstrand or Joel Lowry, hockey operations confirmed on Monday.
By qualifying a player, a team indicates i... Full Story
Mike Amadio, on his goal just 37 seconds in:
Obviously any time you can capitalize on chances early in the game it's nice and it was a nice shot by Leslie there and fortunately I got a stick on it and it went in.
Amadio, on taking on added responsibility with key players out of the lineup:
Any ... Full Story
The Kings made official the transaction posted on LAKI last night: Danish forward Patrick Bjorkstrand has signed a one-year entry-level contract with the club and should be expected to spend the upcoming season with the Ontario Reign. The extent to which his game translates to North America will inf... Full Story
I'll have a more substantive post in the morning, but the Kings have confirmed that they've come to terms with forward Patrick Bjorkstrand on a one-year, entry-level contract. This was first reported by General Fanager, who noted that Bjorkstrand's cap hit is $667,500.
Patrick Bjorkstrand (#LAKin... Full Story