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Dwight King | Winger

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/5/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 232
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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

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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.
Source: NHL.com
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.
Source: TSN.ca
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.
Source: NHLPA.com
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.
Source: LAKings.com
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.
Source: LAKings.com
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

Dwight King missed Monday's game due to an undisclosed injury.

King isn't expected to miss a lot of time due to this ailment, but there are no minor injuries at this stage of the season. He has 14 goals and 29 points in 74 games in 2013-14.
Apr 1 - 9:46 AM

Dwight King scored a shorthanded goal in the Kings' 2-0 victory on Thursday.

King is now one of 24 players that has scored at least two shorthanded goals this season. With 12 goals and 25 points in 61 games, he's taken a significant step forward this season, but still isn't worth owning in standard leagues.
Feb 28 - 10:01 AM

Dwight King found the back of the net in the Kings' 5-3 defeat on Tuesday.

King snapped his six-game scoring drought. This also was his first goal since Dec. 19. He has 11 markers and 22 points in 51 games this season.
Jan 22 - 9:58 AM

Dwight King registered an assist in the Kings' 3-2 loss on Saturday.

King has three goals and seven points in his last seven games. He's had a few impressive offensive outbursts this season, but the effect of them has been mitigated by lengthy cold patches. Consequently, he has just 18 points in 39 contests in 2013-14.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 09:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
5Adam Cracknell
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jake Muzzin
4Robyn Regehr
5Matt Greene
6Alec Martinez
7Jeff Schultz
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones