The LA Kings have signed restricted free agent defenseman Paul LaDue to a two-year contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.
LaDue's contract carries an AAV of $825,000.
The 25-year-old LaDue (born Sept. 6, 1992) is a 6-2, 198-pound native of Grand Forks, N.D. who appeared in 12 regular season games last season for the Kings. He posted four points (3-1=4), a plus-5 rating and six penalty minutes.
Video: Jay LaDue recounts his son Paul's first NHL goal
He also made his postseason debut, where he played in two games and recorded one goal (1-0=1).
Video: LAK@VGK, Gm2: LaDue ties it up with power-play goal
LaDue played in 38 games last season as well with the Ontario Reign (AHL), and registered 18 points (6-12=18) and 28 penalty minutes.
Selected by the Kings in the sixth-round (181st overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, LaDue has appeared in 34 regular season games over two seasons with the Kings and has recorded 12 points (3-9=12) and 10 penalty minutes. He has appeared in 74 regular season games with Ontario, posting 36 points (14-22=36), a plus-7 rating and 50 penalty minutes.
Video: Paul LaDue makes his way from North Dakota to the NHL
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