The Los Angeles Kings have come to terms with four free agents, signing defenseman Tom Preissing and center Michal Handzus to four-year deals; inking left wing Kyle Calder to a two-year contract and locking up left wing Ladislav Nagy for one year, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Monday.
Preissing , 28, has played three NHL seasons – two with the San Jose Sharks (2003-04 and 2005-06) – and this past season with the Ottawa Senators. In 223 career regular season games, he has 100 points (20-80=10), 56 penalty minutes and a plus-65 rating. In 42 career playoff games, he has 15 points (3-12=15), 14 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating ...more
Handzus, 30, has played eight NHL seasons including one this past season with the Chicago Blackhawks - three with the Philadelphia Flyers (2002-03 to 2003-04 and 2005-06), two with the Phoenix Coyotes (2000-01 and 2001-02) and three with the St. Louis Blues (1998-99 to 2000-01). In 517 career regular season games, he has 300 points (115-185=300), 313 penalty minutes and a plus-51 rating. In 60 career playoff games, he has 25 points (7-18=25), 34 penalty minutes and a plus-4 rating. ...more
Calder , 28, has played seven NHL seasons – six with the Chicago Blackhawks (1999-06) – and this past season with both the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings. In 397 career regular season games, he has 245 points (99-146=245) and 242 penalty minutes. In 18 career playoff games, he has three points (2-1=3), 10 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating. ...more
Nagy , 28, has played seven NHL seasons with the Dallas Stars, the Phoenix Coyotes and the St. Louis Blues. In 397 career regular season games, he has 285 points (106-179=285), 340 penalty minutes and a plus-37 rating. In 18 career playoff games, he has four points (2-2=4) and 23 penalty minutes. ...more