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LA Kings Sign Alex Edler to a One-Year Contract

The defenseman signed a one-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $3,500,000

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The LA Kings have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Alex Edler to a one-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $3,500,000 according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. 

Edler, 35, posted eight points (0-8=8) in 52 games while averaging 20:54 time on ice per game with the Vancouver Canucks last season. The 6-3, 210-pound defenseman has spent his entire 15-year career with the Canucks, which is highlighted by helping the organization reach the 2011 Stanley Cup Final as well as capturing the Presidents' Trophy twice (2011, 2012) as the league's best regular-season team, and six Northwest Division titles. He also earned an invitation to the 2012 NHL All-Star Game.

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LA Kings Sign Garret Sparks and TJ Tynan to Two-Way Contracts

Both players signed two-way one-year contracts with an average annual value (AAV) of $750,000 at the NHL level

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The LA Kings have signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Garret Sparks and forward TJ Tynan to two-way one-year contracts with an average annual value (AAV) of $750,000 at the NHL level according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. 

Sparks, 28, appeared in 16 games last season with the Stockton Heat (AHL) posting a .913 save percentage, 2.69 goals-against-average and 5-10-0 record. He also played in six games for the Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL), where he recorded a .928 save percentage, 2.21 goals-against-average and a 4-1-1 record.

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All the Kings Men Podcast | Trevor Moore

Kings forward Trevor Moore caught up with Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley following his recent contract extension

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Trevor Moore joins Jesse Cohen and Zach Dooley to talk about his recently signed contract extension and his future with the LA Kings.

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LA Kings Sign Forward Phillip Danault To A Six-Year Contract

The forward registered 24 points and a plus-9 rating during 53 regular season games with Montreal

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The LA Kings have signed unrestricted free agent forward Phillip Danault to a six-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $5,500,000 according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.

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All the Kings Men Podcast | Brandt Clarke & Draft Recap With Chris Peters

From talking to the Kings newest first-round selection, to recapping the NHL draft, ATKM has you covered

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Brandt Clarke joins Jesse Cohen and Jack Jablonski after being selected 8th overall by the LA Kings in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Following that conversation, Chris Peters joins Jesse Cohen to talk about the full complement of draft picks selected by the Kings in this year's draft. Peters gives his thoughts on all four players, where they were selected and how they fit into the Kings heralded prospect pool.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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