Around The Boards: July 15th – Kings and Canadiens Avoid Arbitration


As we start to enter to low of the off season, everything seems to be slowing down as many teams feel they have the necessary pieces in place to getting the 2013-2014 season.

Jun 2, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing

Marian Hossa

(81) chases the puck with Los Angeles Kings defenseman

Alec Martinez

(27) during the third period in game two of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

  • The Los Angeles Kings have avoided arbitration with defenseman Alec Martinez. Signing him to a 2 year 2.2 million deal paying him 1.1 million each year. Martinez appeared in 27 games for the Kings this past season , recording 5 points. In his career with LA he has played 142 games and put up 33 points.
  • The Montreal Canadiens have avoided salary arbitration with Ryan White, agreeing on a deal worth $700,000, for one year. White had one goal in 26 games for the Habs last year. In his 89 career NHL games, White has registered 11 points.
  • The Phoenix Coyotes have come to terms with their first round draft pick, Max Domi to a three year entry level contract. The son of Former Maple Leaf Tie Domi, recorded 87 points in 64 games last season for the London Knights.