September 16, 2009 1 Comment
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Purcell and Bagnall were signed to a one-year contracts while Azevedo was signed to a multi-year, entry-level deal.
Financial terms of the contracts were not disclosed, but Purcell’s contract is reported to be a one-year, one-way deal worth $600,000.
Purcell, 24, scored four goals and contributed twelve assists for sixteen points in forty regular season games with the Kings last season. He also played in 38 regular season games with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (Kings’ primary minor league affiliate), scoring sixteen goals and adding 22 assists for 38 points with twelve penalty minutes. Read more of this post
June 30, 2009 4 Comments
LOS ANGELES — Here are some news tidbits from the Los Angeles Kings that have been sitting around, gathering dust, while I took a couple of days off from writing after a marathon of a week last week…
Brown, Johnson and Quick Invited To US Olympic Camp
On June 30, USA Hockey announced that 34 players representing 22 National Hockey League teams, have been invited to the U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Orientation Camp from August 17-19, at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge, Illinois. Read more of this post
June 23, 2009 5 Comments
INTERVIEW WITH DEAN LOMBARDI: In part 2 of this series, Los Angeles Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi talks about the progress the Kings have made in their rebuilding efforts. Look for part 3 of this series right here on Frozen Royalty on June 24.
EL SEGUNDO, CA — When Dean Lombardi became President/General Manager of the Los Angeles Kings on April 21, 2006, he took command of a sinking ship.
His National Hockey League lineup had a bit of talent, but it was one of the oldest in the league and was not good enough to make the playoffs. The rest of the Kings’ system was mostly devoid of young talent, the result of the Kings mismanaging assets from the big club to the minor and junior leagues.
Indeed, the ship was sinking fast. You could even say it was already starting to go down by the bow. Read more of this post
February 23, 2009 5 Comments
EL SEGUNDO, CA — On February 23, the Los Angeles Kings recalled right wing Teddy Purcell from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League while right wing Dustin Brown goes on non-roster status. Read more of this post