Los Angeles Kings In The News: Catching Up

Frozen Royalty has been taking a much-needed break from hockey, except to sit back, relax and watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on television. But during the respite, the Los Angeles Kings still made a bit of news, so let’s get caught up…

Dustin Brown: Finalist For NHL Foundation Award

On April 27, Kings right wing and team captain Dustin Brown was named as a finalist for the 12th Annual National Hockey League Foundation Player Award.

The award recognizes an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey—commitment, perseverance and teamwork—to enrich the lives of people in his community.

This is the second consecutive year Brown has been nominated.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, June 23, during the 2010 NHL Awards. Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green are the other two finalists.

For further details, including Brown’s rather extensive community work, see Dustin Brown Named Finalist For NHL Foundation Award. Read more of this post


Forward Prospect Bud Holloway Signs Entry-Level Deal

EL SEGUNDO, CA — On April 24, the Los Angeles Kings signed forward prospect Bud Holloway to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Holloway, 20, scored 43 goals and added 40 assists for 83 points with 55 penalty minutes in 70 regular season games this season with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. He also scored five goals and contributed five assists in twelve WHL playoff games. Read more of this post