Kings give Clifford five-year extension

Los Angeles, CA ( - The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension.

Clifford's deal is reportedly worth $8 million, for an annual average of $1.6 million per year.

The 24-year-old Clifford has appeared in 333 NHL regular-season games, all with the Kings, totaling 25 goals and 33 assists for 58 points. He has three goals and seven assists to go along with a team-leading 66 penalty minutes in 57 games this season.

Clifford was selected by Los Angeles in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and was a member of the Kings' Stanley Cup championship teams in 2012 and 2014.