IceCaps re-sign King

The St. John’s IceCaps are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with forward Jason King on a new AHL contract.

King, 30, played in 70 games for the IceCaps last season where he recorded 41 points (22 goals, 19 assists) and 34 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 15 Calder Cup Playoff games, earning four points (2g, 2a) and 13 penalty minutes.

A native of Corner Brook, N.L., King was named the IceCaps’ 2011-12 IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the community.

Originally drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the seventh round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, King has skated in 326 AHL games with St. John’s, Portland and Manitoba, notching 128 goals and 121 assists for 249 points.