Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar was today nominated for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. The other finalists this year are Aleksander Barkov of the Florida Panthers and Loui Eriksson of the Boston Bruins.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was today nominated for the James Norris Memorial Trophy. The other finalists this year are Erik Karlsson (Senators) and Brent Burns (Sharks).
The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Paul LaDue to a one-year entry-level contract. He was the sixth-round (181st overall) selection of the Kings at the 2012 NHL Draft.
The presentation of league awards will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Wednesday, June 22. In the net couple of weeks nominees will be announced for the ceremony that will be hosted by.
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar was today nominated for the Frank J. Selke Trophy, and the other finalists this year are Patrice Bergeron (Bruins) and Ryan Kesler (Ducks).
After 15 seasons in the NHL and two Stanley Cups, the Florida Panthers captain Willie Mitchell may have to hang up his skates for good. When the team went to gather their final things before the offseason started Mitchell was not present after sitting out the final 42 games of the regular season and all six games in the postseason.
The Los Angeles Kings season ended with a more disappointing outlook after the team accomplished a franchise-record 48 regular season wins, followed by only one postseason victory. On Sunday, the team held exit meetings and some of the players who have been around for the team’s success of two Stanley Cups in three seasons, reflected on what happened.
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was today nominated for the Vezina Trophy. The other finalists this year are Ben Bishop (Lightning) and Braden Holtby (Capitals).
In 16 total games, Jhonas Enroth went 7-5-1 with two shutouts, a 2.17 goals-against average and .922 save percentage. Enroth said that he hopes and expects that next year he will “just be a bigger part of a team, I guess, trying to play more games.”
Vincent Lecavalier hasn’t formally filed paperwork to do so, but says his plan is still to retire. He finishes his career with a Stanley Cup, four All-Star nods and a Maurice Richard Trophy.