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Alex Lintuniemi Signs One-Year, Two-Way Contract with LA Kings

Finnish defenseman agrees to two-way contract that carries an AAV of $650,000 at the NHL level

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to a one-year, two-way contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Lintuniemi's contract carries an AAV of $650,000 at the NHL level.

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Team Reset

Kings look to Kovalchuk to boost offense

35-year-old forward key offseason addition in return to NHL

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Los Angeles Kings:

The Los Angeles Kings made a big offseason splash by adding offense without giving up anyone.

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Kurtis MacDermid Signs 2-Year Contract with LA Kings

Defenseman agrees to two-way contract that carries an AAV of $675,000 at the NHL level

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed defenseman Kurtis MacDermid to a two-year, two-way contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

MacDermid's contract carries an AAV of $675,000 at the NHL level.

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LA Kings Sign Forward Zack Mitchell To A One-Year Contract

The Kings have signed the 6-1, 196-pound Ontario native to a two-way contract that carries an AAV of $650,000

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed forward Zack Mitchell to a one-year, two-way contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today. Mitchell's contract carries an AAV of $650,000 at the NHL level.

The 25-year-old Mitchell (born on Jan. 7, 1993) is a 6-1, 196-pound native of Orangeville, Ontario. He appeared in 23 regular season games last season with the Minnesota Wild, posting five points (3-2=5) and four penalty minutes.

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LA Kings Sign First Round Pick Rasmus Kupari to 3-Year Entry-Level Deal

'This guy brings an element of speed, his skating is very comparable to the way [Adrian] Kempe skates'

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed forward Rasmus Kupari to a three-year entry-level contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Kupari was the Kings first round pick, No. 20 overall, at the 2018 NHL Draft.

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Restricted Free Agent Paul LaDue Signs Two-Year Contract with LA Kings

25-year-old defenseman agrees to deal worth $825K per year through the 2019-20 season

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

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.

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Centre Ice with Mike Futa

After playing at York University, the LA Kings Assistant Manager has continuously advanced throughout his career bringing him to one of the highest spots in the NHL

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The York University Magazine recently interviewed LA Kings Assistant General Manager Mike Futa about his career since graduating from York University.

Clearly, his career path didn't disappoint.

Tweet from @yorkuniversity: 🏒🥅 #TheYorkUMag: Centre Ice - How former York Yeoman Mike Futa is about to score the biggest goal of his life for the @LAKings! Read the full article in the award-winning digital magazine.������ https://t.co/c8XRhqE6L9 pic.twitter.com/XxVmFADYDJ

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PODCAST: 2018 Free Agency Recap

The Royal Half joins host Jesse Cohen to celebrate the LA Kings signing Drew Doughty

by Jesse Cohen @KingsMenPodcast / LAKings.com

Drew Doughty avoided a year of speculation by signing an eight-year extension with the LA Kings on July 1st. Kings fans celebrated the deal while Islanders fans bemoaned the loss of John Tavares.

The Royal Half joined host Jesse Cohen to celebrate the Fourth of July and the Doughty contract. The pair also looked around the league at some questionable signings and some even more questionable jersey burnings.

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LA Kings Sign Sean Walker to an Entry-Level Contract

The Kings have signed the 5-11, 196-pound defenseman to a two-year entry level contract

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have signed defenseman Sean Walker to a two-year entry-level contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

The 23-year-old Walker (born on Nov. 13, 1994) is a 5-11, 196-pound native of Keswick, Ontario, who appeared in 64 regular-season games last season with the Ontario Reign (AHL).

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Ilya Kovalchuk Signs 3-Year, $18.75 Million Contract with LA Kings

LA Kings sign 2018 Olympic MVP to a three-year deal with an AAV of $6,250,000

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings signed forward Ilya Kovalchuk to a three-year contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today. Kovalchuk's contract carries an AAV of $6,250,000.

He will wear number 17 with the Kings.

Video: Kovalchuk to wear the Black and White

"The most important thing -- when I met with Luc [Robitaille] and Rob [Blake] and we had a great talk -- is that the team is really good with a great core of guys who have already won. They know how to win and that is my goal, to win the Cup. I want to help the team be better and try to accomplish that goal," said Kovalchuk as to why he decided to join the Kings.

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