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Kings sign Willsie to two-year deal

LOS ANGELES -- Brian Willsie is on the move after a
career-best campaign.

The 28-year-old right wing agreed to terms on a two-year
contract with the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday.

Playing in his second season with the Washington Capitals,
Willsie notched career highs in goals (19), assists (22), points
(41) and penalty minutes (77) in appearing in a team-high 82
games.

"At 28 years of age, Brian has a lot of productive years ahead
of him," Kings president and general manager Dean Lombardi said.
"We expect him to be a solid all-around player with us in Los
Angeles and to provide a winning attitude and competitive
nature.

"He is a very versatile player in that he can play both wing
positions effectively, and he brings a good deal of experience
with him as well."

Originally a sixth-round pick of Colorado in 1996, Willsie has
36 goals and 71 points in 200 career games between the Avalanche
and Capitals.