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Kings Sign Vincent LoVerde to One-Year Contract

Wednesday, May. 14th, 2014

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Vincent LoVerde to a one-year contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.

LoVerde, 25, has played the last two seasons with the American Hockey League’s Manchester Monarchs. This past season LoVerde recorded 20 points (2-18=20), 46 penalty minutes and was a plus-37 rating in 70 regular season games with Manchester. His plus-37 rating was tied for second overall in the AHL.

In 51 games for Manchester in 2012-13, LoVerde had 13 points (2-11=13), 30 penalty minutes and a plus-17 rating. He also played for the ECHL’s Ontario Reign, recording 17 points (7-10=17) in 27 games.

The 5-11, 205-pound native of Chicago began his pro career with Ontario in 2011-12, recording 24 points (5-19=24) and 54 penalty minutes in 64 games.

Prior to turning pro LoVerde played four years at the University of Miami (Ohio).

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