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Kings Sign Defenseman Jake Muzzin To Five-Year Contract Extension

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Jake Muzzin to a five-year contract extension, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.

Muzzin, 25, has been a part of the Kings organization since signing with the team as a free agent on January 4, 2010. He has played in 132 regular season games for the Kings and has 41 points (12-29=41) and 93 penalty minutes. He has played in 43 career playoff games and has 15 points (6-9=15) and 14 penalty minutes. During the 2014 Stanley Cup championship run, Muzzin played in all 26 games and had 12 points (6-6=12). Among league defensemen, Muzzin ranked first in goals, second in PPG (three) and fifth in points.

A 6-3, 216-pound native of Woodstock, Ontario, Muzzin’s new contract extends him through the 2019-20 campaign. He has not played in a game with the Kings this season yet due to injury.

The Kings continue their six-game homestand at STAPLES Center tomorrow night as they host the Blues at 7:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio 790. For Kings ticket information, CLICK HERE.

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