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OC Register Oct 16, 2020
Kings sign draft pick Quinton Byfield to 3-year, $10.725 million contract

Kings sign draft pick Quinton Byfield to 3-year, $10.725 million contract

The high-scoring center could compete for ice time next season, but it's more likely he continues his career with his junior-level team.
Los Angeles Times Oct 16, 2020

Quinton Byfield, the No. 2 overall pick, signs rookie contract with Kings

Quinton Byfield, the No. 2 overall pick by the Kings in the 2020 NHL draft, has signed his rookie contract with the team.
Los Angeles Times Oct 9, 2020

Ducks sign Kevin Shattenkirk to three-year deal; Kings make no moves

Shattenkirk will join the Ducks after helping the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup this season. As expected, the Kings passed on signing anyone.
OC Register Oct 7, 2020
Kings trade for Lias Andersson, draft two defensemen in second round

Kings trade for Lias Andersson, draft two defensemen in second round

Andersson, 21, was taken seventh overall by the New York Rangers in 2017 and acquired Wednesday for the Kings' 60th pick.
Los Angeles Times Oct 7, 2020

Kings' Quinton Byfield wants to be a role model for other Black hockey players

Quinton Byfield, who became the NHL's highest-drafted Black player when the Kings selected him second overall, saw few players like himself growing up.
OC Register Oct 6, 2020
NHL draft: Kings take Quinton Byfield No. 2 overall

NHL draft: Kings take Quinton Byfield No. 2 overall

The 6-foot-4 center had 82 points in just 45 games in the Ontario Hockey League this past season.
OC Register Oct 6, 2020
Who is Quinton Byfield, the Kings’ No. 2 overall pick?

Who is Quinton Byfield, the Kings’ No. 2 overall pick?

The Kings make the 6-foot-4 Canadian center, touted for his superstar potential, the highest-drafted Black player in NHL history.
Los Angeles Times Oct 6, 2020

Kings select center Quinton Byfield No. 2 overall in the NHL draft

Canadian center Quinton Byfield, considered one of the top prospects in this year's NHL draft class, was selected No. 2 overall by the Kings on Tuesday.
OC Register Oct 5, 2020
NHL draft: Expect the unexpected in what’s considered to be a deep talent pool

NHL draft: Expect the unexpected in what’s considered to be a deep talent pool

The New York Rangers have the No. 1 pick and are expected to select high-scoring winger Alexis Lafreniere, The Kings have the second pick and the Ducks the sixth.
Los Angeles Times Oct 5, 2020

What top prospects Quinton Byfield and Tim Stuetzle can offer the Kings

The Kings are expected to pick either Quinton Byfield or Tim Stuetzle with the No. 2 pick in the NHL draft this week. Here's a look at both prospects.
Los Angeles Times Oct 4, 2020

Kings acquire left-handed defenseman Olli Maatta from Blackhawks

The Kings addressed one of their biggest needs of the offseason by acquiring left-handed defenseman Olli Maatta from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Los Angeles Times Oct 4, 2020

Kings have the second pick in the NHL draft. Can it be like 2008 again?

In 2008, the Kings drafted Drew Doughty second overall and dramatically changed their fortunes. They're hoping for a similar scenario on Tuesday.
OC Register Oct 3, 2020
Whicker: Kings might land Quinton Byfield of dreams in NHL draft

Whicker: Kings might land Quinton Byfield of dreams in NHL draft

Quinton Byfield could be the highest-drafted Black player in NHL history and give the Kings, drafting second overall, a dominating presence at center with his size, speed and maturity.
Los Angeles Times Oct 2, 2020

Kings fire man who performed as team mascot after sexual misconduct allegations

The Kings had investigated Tim Smith's behavior since a former team employee alleged in a lawsuit that Smith made inappropriate comments and physical advances.
OC Register Oct 2, 2020
Kings fire man who played Bailey mascot in wake of lawsuit

Kings fire man who played Bailey mascot in wake of lawsuit

Tim Smith, the man who dressed as the popular lion character during games and promotional events, was sued for sexual harassment in August.

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