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Dwight King | Winger

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/5/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
Contract: view contract details

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Dwight King scored a goal in a 6-4 victory against St. Louis on Thursday.
King has four goals and nine points in 32 games in 2014-15. He'll continue to provide Los Angeles with some secondary scoring, but he doesn't have enough offensive upside to warrant picking him up in standard leagues. Dec 19 - 10:59 AM

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Dwight King found the back of the net in the Kings' 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto on Sunday.

It was King's first goal since Nov. 6. "It's been awhile," King said. "I just tried to take it to the net, wasn't too much time left in the period. A little fortunate with the bounce off the goalie. But I'll take it." He has three goals and eight points in 30 games this season.
Dec 15 - 10:49 AM

Dwight King scored his second goal of the season Thursday night.

King tipped-in Mike Richards' shot from the half-wall and it trickled by the Islanders' Chad Johnson early on in the first. The Kings would go on to lose in the shootout 2-1. Statistically speaking, he didn't contribute much else. Just two other shots and a hit across his 12:41 of ice time, including just under three minutes on special teams.
Nov 7 - 1:48 AM

Dwight King roofed in a sweet cross-ice one-timer from Tyler Toffoli to tie the game at two, Thursday night.

After digging the puck out from the wall, Taffoli and King played catch as they raced down the ice on a 2-on-1 for the goal. King finished the game with 17:52 in ice time, the goal and three hits.
Sep 26 - 3:20 AM

Dwight King's new deal with the Los Angeles Kings is worth $5.85 million.

In other words, King will come with a $1.95 million annual cap hit, which is a substantial increase from his previous annual salary of $750,000. The Kings don't have any restricted free agents left to sign and while they're close to the cap, they should be fine in that regard.
Jul 30 - 3:01 PM

Dwight King has agreed to a three-year contract extension with Los Angeles.

The financial terms of the deal aren't known. King and the Kings were set to meet with an arbitrator on August 1, but that's now unnecessary. He had 15 goals and 30 points in 77 contests in 2013-14.
Jul 30 - 12:19 PM

Dwight King's arbitration date in scheduled for August 1.

That gives the Kings and King some breathing room as his arbitration date is one of the latest possible. He became a restricted free agent after completing a two-year, $1.5 million contract.
Jul 9 - 4:22 PM

Dwight King could be heading for salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Kings if the two sides cannot reach an agreement before his hearing.

Hearings will take place in Toronto from July 20 to August 4. King played for $750,000 over the past two seasons. He had 15 goals and 30 points in 77 games last year. He chipped in another 11 points in 26 playoff contests.
Jul 5 - 5:51 PM

Dwight King scored once and added an assist as Los Angeles defeated the New York Rangers 5-4 in double overtime.

King has been on a tear of late as he has two goals and six points in his last five games to give him three goals and 10 points in the post-season. The Kings are getting scoring from all four lines and it's a major reason why they are up 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Final.
Jun 8 - 8:14 AM

Dwight King picked up two assists Sunday and now has a three game scoring streak.

King has a goal and three assists in his last three games as he now has two goals and eight points in 21 playoff games.
Jun 2 - 7:56 AM

Dwight King netted his second goal of the playoffs in Friday's 4-3 loss to Chicago.

He opened the scoring late in the first period and finished the contest with three hits. King has six points in 20 postseason matches.
May 31 - 1:08 PM

Dwight King (undisclosed) returned to action on Wednesday April 9.

King was absent for four straight games. He scored a goal in his return, giving him 30 points in 75 contests this season.
Apr 10 - 4:55 AM

Dwight King (undisclosed) might return on Wednesday.

King has been practicing for a week now. "I think the week helped me," King said. "Obviously to get back on the ice with the team is good and I got a couple reps in before these last couple games." He has missed four straight contests.
Apr 9 - 10:22 AM

Dwight King (undisclosed) missed his third consecutive game on Thursday.

King has skated recently and should be considered day-to-day. He has 14 goals and 29 points in 74 games in 2013-14.
Apr 4 - 10:03 AM

Dwight King (undisclosed) was on the ice for part of Tuesday's practice.

King missed Monday's contest due to the ailment. He said his injury was the result of an accumulative problem rather than something resulting from a single hit absorbed. Consider him day-to-day.
Apr 2 - 9:04 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jamie McBain
4Jake Muzzin
5Robyn Regehr
6Matt Greene
7Alec Martinez
8Brayden McNabb
9Jeff Schultz
10Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones