LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Forward Milan Lucic has left the Los Angeles Kings and has signed a seven-year, $42 million deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
In an effort to fill some roster spots, the Kings signed four free agents to the squad.READ MORE: CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kicks Off For 2021
Goalie Jeff Zatkoff, forward Michael Latta and defensemen Tom Gilbert and Zach Trotman have all signed with the Los Angeles.
The Kings announced the flurry of signings Friday.READ MORE: 14 Killed In San Bernardino Terror Attack Will Be Honored With New Memorial
Zatkoff is a former Kings prospect who is expected to replace Jhonas Enroth as Jonathan Quick’s backup. Zatkoff won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh this summer, playing in 14 regular-season games and two playoff games.
Latta was a free agent after Washington declined to make him a qualifying offer. The grinding forward has 17 points in 113 career games with the Capitals.
Gilbert is a 10-year NHL veteran who scored two points in 45 games for Montreal last season while enduring the first major injury problems of his long career.MORE NEWS: Annual Community Leaders Hanukkah Candle Lighting Held At Grand Park
Trotman has played three seasons for the Boston Bruins.