Reign add NHL veteran King

ONTARIO, Calif. – The
Ontario Reign, defending Pacific Division champions and proud affiliate of the NHL’s 2012 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, announced they have added former St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals winger, D.J. King, to their roster.

King spent the bulk of the 2011-12 season playing for Hershey of the American Hockey League. In 29 games with the Bears, King recorded four points (0g-4a) and added 13 penalty minutes. King also skated in four playoff games with Hershey, tallying one point (1g-0a). He also had a one-game appearance with the Capitals.

The 28-year-old King was a sixth-round selection (190th overall) of the St. Louis Blues in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. A native of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, King played in a total of 101 games with the Blues where he scored four goals and added five assists.

King played an additional 16 games with the Washington Capitals during the 2010-11 season. While there, he added two assists and 30 penalty minutes to his NHL totals.

The 6-foot-3, 231 pound left winger last skated in the ECHL during the 2005-06 season, when he played in five games for the Alaska Aces.