You could call Saturday moving day at the Kings' headquarters.
And it wasn't about the team getting ready to catch a flight to Denver later in the afternoon following practice. Management made a major round of cuts, reducing the roster to a more manageable 34 players.
Assigned to their American Hockey League team in nearby Ontario were goalie Patrik Bartosak; defensemen Nick Ebert, Kevin Gravel, Zachary Leslie, Alex Lintuniemi, Kurtis MacDermid and Alex Roach; and forwards Justin Auger, Jonny Brodzinski, Nic Dowd, Adrian Kempe, Maxim Kitsyn, Scott Sabourin and Valentin Zykov.
Additionally, four others were released from their pro tryout: forwards Sean Backman,...