The LA Kings have reached a consulting agreement with Adam Oates, CEO of the Oates Sports Group.
As part of the agreement, Oates will provide the club with advice regarding player skills evaluation and development.
In 20 NHL seasons, Oates scored 341 goals and contributed a staggering 1,079 assists for a total of 1,420 points in 1,337 regular season NHL games. He also scored 42 goals and 114 assists for 156 points in 163 playoff contests.
In 2012, the outstanding playmaking skills of Adam Oates were recognized when he was elected for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
After retiring as a player, Oates served as an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils prior to joining the Washington Capitals as their head coach for two seasons between 2012 and 2014. Oates then served as co-head coach of the Devils during the 2014-15 season.
In 2017, Oates was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history.