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Lance Bouma Agrees to PTO; Will Attend Training Camp

29-year-old veteran forward is set to attend training camp with the LA Kings

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Lance Bouma has agreed to a professional tryout (PTO) with the LA Kings ahead of the 2019-20 season.

The PTO means Bouma could return to the NHL after spending the past season in the Swiss National League with Genève-Servette HC.

He will attend Kings training camp in September.

Tweet from @DhaliwalSports: Lance Bouma has signed a PTO with the L.A Kings, spent last year in the Swiss League.

"I have the confidence now that I can play and I know I still have a lot left," Bouma said to The Province. "You watch the playoffs and you see how it goes. That's how I like to play.

The 29-year-old forward was selected in the third round of the 2008 NHL Draft by the Calgary Flames.

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Bouma made his NHL debut in 2011 when the Flames hosted the Kings in Calgary. In his NHL career, Bouma has 76 points (30-46=76) in 357 games with the Flames and Chicago Blackhawks.

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Kings Training Camp is scheduled to begin on September 12 at Toyota Sports Performance Center.

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