LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with restricted free agent defenseman Joe Corvo, Kings Senior Vice President/General Manager Dave Taylor announced today. Per club policy, terms of the agreement were not announced.
Corvo, 28, set career highs with eight goals and 25 points (8-17=25) in 72 games with the Kings during the 2003-04 season. The 6-1, 210-pound native of Oak Park, Illinois, also collected 36 penalty minutes in 2003-04.
Corvo, who was originally selected by the Kings in the fourth-round (83rd overall) of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, has 37 points (13-24=37) and 50 penalty minutes in 122 career NHL games – all with the Kings.