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LA Kings Sign Trevor Moore to a Two-Year Contract Extension

The forward signed a two-year extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $1,875,000

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed forward Trevor Moore to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $1,875,000 according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. 

Moore, 26, had a career year last season with the Kings, setting single-season career highs in all major categories with 23 points (10-13=23) in 56 games. He finished the season ranked fifth on the team in goals, tied for sixth in points and led the team (tied for eighth in the league) with two shorthanded goals.

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LA Kings Make Three Selections on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

The Kings selected four players in total during the 2021 NHL Draft, including Brandt Clarke eighth overall

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings made four total selections in the 2021 NHL Draft, including three picks on Day Two after selecting defenseman Brandt Clarke eighth overall yesterday during the first round.

The Kings opened Day Two of the draft by selecting forward Francesco Pinelli 42nd overall after trading up with the Ottawa Senators (picks 49 and 136). The 18-year-old played last season in AlpsHL with HDD Jesenice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, posting 11 points (5-6=11) and a plus-4 rating in 13 games.

During his first season with the Kitchener Rangers (OHL) in 2019-20, he totaled 41 points (18-23=41) and a plus-15 rating in 59 games. The Hamilton, Ontario native has represented Canada twice, most recently in this years' IIHF Under 18 World Championship where he posted 11 points (4-7=11) and a plus-8 rating to help Team Canada to a gold medal.

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LA Kings Acquire Brayden Burke and Tyler Steenbergen from Coyotes

The Kings acquire the pair of forwards in exchange for defenseman Cole Hults and forward Boko Imama

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have acquired forwards Brayden Burke and Tyler Steenbergen from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Cole Hults and forward Boko Imama, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. 

Burke, 24, recorded 14 points (1-13=14) in 28 games last season with Tucson (AHL). He has appeared in three full seasons with the Roadrunners, posting 99 points (35-64=99) in 146 games. 

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LA Kings Select Brandt Clarke 8th Overall in 2021 Draft

The 6-2, 190-pound defenseman played with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League prior to the pandemic

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings selected defenseman Brandt Clarke with the eighth overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NHL Draft. 

Clarke, 18, registered 15 points (5-10=15) and a plus-6 rating in 26 games last season with the HC Nove Zamky in Slovakia. Prior to playing overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he played with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League.

Tweet from @LAKings: Best reaction of the night goes to Brandt Clarke and family 😭@SoCalGas | #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/a8ywKCU8N4

The 6-2, 190-pound defenseman posted 38 points (6-32=38) in 57 games during his rookie season with Barrie in 2019-20. He led all rookie defensemen in points and assists and finished second in goals. He ranked fourth on the Colts in points and second in assists, leading team-defensemen in both categories.

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LA Kings Announce 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule

The Kings begin the season at home versus the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, October 14, at STAPLES Center.

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings and the National Hockey League today announced the club's 82-game 2021-22 NHL regular season schedule which will include full capacity for Kings games at STAPLES Center. 

The Kings begin the season at home versus the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, October 14, at STAPLES Center. Tickets for the home opener along with a 3-game mini plan including the home opener and prime matchups versus Montreal and Toronto are on sale today at 4 p.m. Remaining regular season home games will be on sale to the general public on August 12 after exclusive presales earlier that week. 

The Kings-Vegas season opener on October 14 kicks off a two-game homestand that concludes with a game against the Minnesota Wild on October 16. The Kings then embark on their first road trip of the year, a four-game set that begins on October 19 at Nashville.

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Top 10 LA Kings Draft Picks of All Time

Looking at the most successful players that the franchise has selected over the past 54 years

by Jack Jablonski @Jabs_13 / LAKings.com

With the 2021 NHL Draft approaching quickly, we went back into the vault and ranked our Top 10 LA Kings draft picks since the Kings entered the NHL in 1967.

The Top 10 Kings draft picks have made 40 All-Star game appearances in total, won a combined 16 Stanley Cups, and includes three Hall of Fame inductees.

Check out all 10 players:

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Kurtis MacDermid Selected By Seattle Kraken In Expansion Draft

MacDermid is on his way to Seattle after the Seattle Kraken selected him in the expansion draft

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

Kurtis MacDermid has been selected by the 32nd NHL team, the Seattle Kraken, in the expansion draft on Wednesday night. 

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The Alliance Los Angeles: One Year Stronger

Hundreds gathered Sunday for a march and discussion in celebration of the one year anniversary of The Alliance.

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

All 11 Southern California professional sports franchises joined together for a march through the streets of LA alongside members of the Play Equity Fund, Brotherhood Crusade, and the Los Angeles Police Department to commemorate the year anniversary of The Alliance, a group united to address racial injustice, develop educational opportunities, and support other important issues facing communities of color.

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2021 NHL Draft: How To Watch LA Kings Selections

The Kings hold seven picks in the 2021 NHL draft, watch both days of coverage beginning on July 23

by Jack Jablonski @Jabs_13 / LAKings.com

The LA Kings enter the 2021 NHL Draft with seven picks in total, including the eighth overall selection and two third-round selections.

The draft will be held virtually for the second straight season due to COVID-19 and will take place over two days, beginning with Round 1 on Friday, July 23 and Rounds 2-7 on Saturday, July 24.

Stay on top of all Kings converage by following along online at LA Kings Draft Central presented by SoCalGas.

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Top 5 No. 8 Draft Picks In NHL History

With the 2021 Draft just days away, we take a look back at the best players selected eighth overall

by Jack Jablonski @Jabs_13 / LAKings.com

Set to pick eighth overall come the 2021 NHL Entry Draft on July 23rd, the Kings will look to continue bolstering the promising prospect pool of high end, young talent. 

With a very skilled and deep group of eligible draftees, the Kings scouting and management staff have been at work finding out who their guy is at that eighth overall selection spot...

In light of the eighth overall draft pick that the Kings hold, we look back at the type of potential the the Kings could draft. Here are the Top 5 eighth-overall draft picks in NHL history. 

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