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Milan Lucic leaving the Kings after signing 7-year, $42-million deal with Oilers

Milan Lucic leaving the Kings after signing 7-year, $42-million deal with Oilers

The Milan Lucic era in Los Angeles officially came to an end on Friday as the free agent signed a seven-year deal worth $42 million with the Edmonton Oilers.

Other numbers to ponder: 81 games, 20 goals and 55 points in the regular season and a first-round playoff loss this past season for the Kings.

Beyond that, the acquisition of Lucic was a costly gamble for the Kings. Not only did it involve sending backup goalie Martin Jones to Boston (who...

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