National Hockey League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - The Los Angeles Kings signed defenseman Jake Muzzin to a five-year contract extension Wednesday.
Muzzin, 25, was in the final season of a two-year contract and could have been a restricted free agent after the season. The new contract starts next season and keeps him with the team through the 2019-2020 season.
The Nashville Predators will host the 2016 NHL All-Star Game, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.
Nashville has never hosted the game since getting an expansion franchise in 1998. The formal announcement will be made Friday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, according to ESPN.com.
The Anaheim Ducks recalled goaltender Jason LaBarbera and center/right winger Chris Wagner from Norfolk of the American Hockey League on Wednesday.
The Ducks also reassigned goaltender John Gibson to Norfolk.
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