The LA Kings have signed defenseman Oscar Fantenberg to a one-year contract extension, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.
Fantenberg's contract carries an AAV of $650,000 at the NHL level.
The 26-year-old Fantenberg (born Oct. 7, 1991) is a 6-0, 210-pound native of Ljunby, Sweden who made his NHL debut last season with the Kings, appearing in 27 games, recording nine points (2-7=9), a plus-2 rating and 11 penalty minutes.
His first NHL game was on Oct. 5 against the Philadelphia Flyers, and he recorded his first NHL point on Oct. 14 against the Buffalo Sabres (0-1=1).
Fantenberg scored his first NHL goal on Nov. 9 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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He appeared in all four playoff games for the Kings, recording one point (0-1=1) and two penalty minutes.
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During Game 2, he played in a career-high 41:10 TOI, during a double overtime loss to Vegas, the longest game in team-history.
The blueliner appeared in 25 games for Ontario (AHL) during the season as well, posting 13 points (1-12=13), a plus-1 rating and eight penalty minutes.