LA Kings re-sign defenseman Kurtis MacDermid
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The Los Angeles Kings re-signed defenseman Kurtis MacDermid on Sunday. The terms of the deal are two years and will have an average annual value of $675,000 at the National Hockey League level. 

MacDermid shared his time last season with the Kings and Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. He had one goal and three assists for four points in 34 games with the Kings in 2017-18. He was a -4 with 57 penalty minutes, 19 shots, 77 hits, 27 blocked shots, three takeaways and 23 giveaways.

MacDermid scored his first and only NHL career goal on Oct. 26, 2017 against the Montreal Canadiens. It was scored at 3:58 of the third period from Drew Doughty and Adrian Kempe in a 4-0 Kings win. MacDermid scored the Kings' fourth goal at the time. 

MacDermid has played regularly for the Reign over the last three seasons. In 146 AHL games, he has 11 goals and 31 assists for 42 points. However, it is on the physical side that MacDermid has his greatest presence. Over that time he has had 334 penalty minutes. In the Calder Cup Playoffs, has also seen frequent time with the Reign as he has notched two goals and one assist for three points and 16 penalty minutes in 22 games. 

The Los Angeles Kings will begin their 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season on Oct. 5 against the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center. For tickets, please click here.