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Edler re-ups with Kings on one-year, $750K deal

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Alexander Edler is staying in Hollywood.

The veteran defenceman has signed a one-year, $750,000 deal to remain with the Los Angeles Kings.

The 36-year-old scored three goals and had 19 points in 41 games with the Kings last season.

Drafted 91st overall by the Vancouver Canucks in 2004, he spent the first 15 years of his career with that team until he signed with the Kings last season.

His contract last year was a one-year, $550,000 deal.

In 41 games in 2021-22, he helped get the Kings back to the playoffs with his career-high plus-18 rating.

The Ostersund, Sweden native has 102 goals and 428 points in 966 career NHL games.