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LA Kings Sign Carl Grundstrom to a Two-Year Contract Extension

The forward has signed a two-year contract extension worth an AAV of $725,000

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have signed forward Carl Grundstrom to a two-year contract extension, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. The contract carries an average annual value (AAV) of $725,000. The first year of the deal is two-way and the second year is one-way.

The 6-0, 201-pound winger posted four points (0-4=4) and a plus-2 rating in 13 games last season with the Kings. He also appeared in 40 games with the Ontario Reign (AHL) where he recorded 28 points (12-16=28) and a plus-1 rating. Among Reign skaters he ranked second in goals, third in points, tied for fifth in assists and fourth in points per game (.70).

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Acquired by the Kings from Toronto on Jan. 28, 2019, the Umea, Sweden native has totaled 10 points (5-5=10) in 28 games over the last two seasons with the Kings.

He has also played in 97 games at the AHL level between Ontario and Toronto where he registered 70 points (29-41=70) and a plus-5 rating. His time in the AHL is highlighted by helping the Toronto Marlies with the Calder Cup in 2018, when he posted 14 points (8-6=14) in 20 playoff games.

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