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Kevin Gravel Signs 1-Year Extension with LA Kings

The 25-year-old defenseman agrees to a two-way contract for 2017-18 season

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed defenseman Kevin Gravel to a one-year, two-way contract extension, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Gravel's contract carries an Annual Average Value (AAV) of $650,000 at the NHL level.

The 25-year-old (born March 6, 1992) 6-4, 212-pound native of Kingsford, Michigan appeared in 49 games last season with the Kings, posting seven points (1-6=7), a plus-3 rating and six penalty minutes.

He registered his first NHL point on Nov. 8 against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and scored his first NHL goal on Feb. 23 against the Boston Bruins.

Video: BOS@LAK: Gravel scores PPG for first NHL goal

He also appeared in six games with the AHL's Ontario Reign, posting two points (0-2=2).

A fifth-round (148th overall) selection of the Kings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Gravel has appeared in 54 NHL games, recording seven points (1-6=7), a plus-3 rating and six penalty minutes.

He also appeared in all 19 games of the Manchester Monarchs 2015 Calder Cup Championship run, recording five points (0-5=5) and a plus-2 rating.

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