Both Earl Sleek of the estimable blog Battle of California (one of my favorites on the Interweb, and based out of my favorite state) and the Kings beat writer Rich Hammond are reporting that the next-in-the-waivers-line L.A. Kings will more than likely pass on Mathieu Schneider. Perhaps they got sick of him years ago. Or they're desperately heaping wads of money at the strangely re-signing-resistant Patrick O'Sullivan and don't want to sacrifice him for a 220-year-old.
Anyway, that leaves us next in line.
or some other combination thereof.