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Puck Prose Jun 15, 2019

Los Angeles Kings Buyout Dion Phaneuf’s Contract

The Los Angeles Kings have opened up some cap space for next season by buying out the remaining two years on defenseman Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The Los Angeles Kings have taken advantage of the buyout window that opened today. Their general manager Rob Blake has decided to terminate the last two years on veteran defenseman […] Los Angeles Kings Buyout Dion Phaneuf’s Contract - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Los Angeles Times Jun 15, 2019

Kings buy out final two years of Dion Phaneuf’s contract

The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf's contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 2018. Phaneuf scored 16 points and racked up 68 penalty minutes, but the former...
Silver Seven Jun 15, 2019
LA Kings Buyout Dion Phaneuf

LA Kings Buyout Dion Phaneuf

The buyout affects the Sens cap hit — can they reach the cap floor? On the opening day of the NHL buyout window, the Los Angeles Kings have announced that they’ve bought out the remainder of Dion Phaneuf’s contract. How does this affect the Sens? They retained 25% of his cap hit in the trade to the Kings, and that is affected too. https://t.co/yHa47qvHVH— LA Kings (@LAKings) June 15, 2019 Before the buyout, Phaneuf’s retained cap hit counted for $1.75 million against the cap with two years remaining. That term is now doubled to four years, with the cap hit counting for an...
OC Register Jun 15, 2019
Kings buy out Dion Phaneuf’s contract

Kings buy out Dion Phaneuf’s contract

Defenseman who was acquired before the 2018 trade deadline was set to make $5,250,000 over the next two seasons.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 15, 2019
Dion Phaneuf Bought Out by Los Angeles Kings

Dion Phaneuf Bought Out by Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the contract of defenceman Dion Phaneuf. Phaneuf has two years left on his deal and is owed over $5.5 million. However, the Ottawa Senators currently retains 25% of Phaneuf's salary. The Sens cap hit would be $729,167 in 2019-20, $1,354,667 in 2020-21, and $354 million in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons. The Kings cap would be $2,187,500 in 2019-20, $5,125,000 in 2020-21, $2,125,000 in 2021-22 and 2022-23. https://twitter.com/CapFriendly/status/1139971079013900289 Kings Buy Out Dion Phaneuf Over his 14-year NHL career, Phaneuf has played for the Calgary...
CBC News Jun 15, 2019
Kings buy out Dion Phaneuf

Kings buy out Dion Phaneuf

The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenceman Dion Phaneuf's contract.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 15, 2019
Kings buy out final two years of Dion Phaneuf’s contract

Kings buy out final two years of Dion Phaneuf’s contract

The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Los Angeles Times Jun 14, 2019

Morning Briefing: Dave Taylor finally gets name on Cup, but he’s no Larry Robinson

And here’s to you, too, Larry Robinson. Former Kings star and general manager Dave Taylor needed 40-something years of NHL service to secure his name on a Stanley Cup. As the St. Louis Blues’ vice president of hockey operations, Taylor goes on the nameplate after the franchise clinched its first...
Los Angeles Times Jun 13, 2019

Former Kings player and GM Dave Taylor finally gets to lift the Stanley Cup

Dave Taylor never dared to touch the Stanley Cup for more than four decades in the NHL. The unwritten rule is that you don’t touch the most coveted trophy in sports until you’ve won it, and Taylor always respected that. He stood next to it at events but never put his hands on it before Wednesday....
The Hockey Writers Jun 13, 2019

Kings’ 3 Best Options with First Pick

After an abysmal season that saw the Los Angeles Kings finish dead last in the Western Conference, general manager Rob Blake and his staff have their work cut out for them at the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. The only positive that comes with having such a poor season is the prospective of being awarded a […] The post Kings’ 3 Best Options with First Pick appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jun 12, 2019

Kings Have Higher Priorities than Phaneuf Contract

No one should be surprised that Dion Phaneuf is no longer the same player he once was, least of all the Los Angeles Kings. After having acquired the defenseman in decline before the 2018 trade deadline, the Kings seem no longer willing to give Phaneuf, who had been healthy-scratched down the stretch, another chance. Even […] The post Kings Have Higher Priorities than Phaneuf Contract appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 11, 2019
Los Angeles Kings Offseason Outlook

Los Angeles Kings Offseason Outlook

The Los Angeles Kings have a busy summer in front of them. After missing the playoffs and finishing last in the Western Conference, the Kings are on the crossroads. General Manager Rob Blake will try to get some help via the free agency. On the other hand, the Kings do have plenty of draft possibilities as well as some pending issues with their veteran players. We take a look at the Los Angeles Kings offseason outlook. Los Angeles Kings Offseason Outlook and Preview The Kings are far removed from their glory days. They will have to work very hard to get to the level when they made it to the...
OC Register Jun 10, 2019
Kings sign forward Johan Sodergran to entry-level deal

Kings sign forward Johan Sodergran to entry-level deal

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Sodergran was selected by the Kings in the sixth round of the 2018 draft.
Los Angeles Times Jun 3, 2019

NHL draft prospects get peek at the future at Stanley Cup Final

Center Kirby Dach, ranked third among North American skaters for this year’s NHL draft, was dazzled by his meetings with Kings scouts and executives at last week’s NHL scouting combine. “It was pretty cool,” he said of speaking to general manager Rob Blake and club president Luc Robitaille. But...
Fear The Fin Jun 1, 2019
Rumor: Leafs, Kings discussing trade involving Patrick Marleau

Rumor: Leafs, Kings discussing trade involving Patrick Marleau

What? According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings have discussed a deal that would help bail the Leafs out of their recent salary-cap hell by sending Patrick Marleau to Los Angeles. Hearing the Leafs and Kings have talked about a potential Patrick Marleau trade. Obviously there’s the Todd McLellan connection there for Marleau so he might waive. But as of now I don’t think the two teams have found a fit. Kings would need to unload a contract or two as well...— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) May 31, 2019 The Maple Leafs face a...

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