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Kings sign forward King to two-year contract

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TSN.ca Staff
7/16/2012 3:45:53 PM
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The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Dwight King to a two-year contract, Kings president and general manager Dean Lombardi announced Monday.
 
King, 23, collected 14 points, 10 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating in 27 regular season games this past season.  He was recalled by the Kings from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL) on February 10 after registering 29 points, 20 penalty minutes and plus-6 rating in 50 AHL regular season games with Manchester.

During the Kings' Stanley Cup run, King collected five goals, eight points, 13 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating.

He ranked tied for first in goals scored during the postseason and tied for second in postseason game-winning goals scored amongst rookies in 2012, and four of his five postseason goals were scored against Phoenix in the Western Conference Final.
  
Originally selected by the Kings in the fourth-round (109th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft, King has 14 points, 12 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating in 33 career NHL regular season games.

Dwight King (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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