Kings announce Berube, Vey signings.

The Kings officially announced the signing of two prospects — goalie J-F Berube and forward Linden Vey — to entry-level contracts today. Berube’s deal had been anticipated since it was first reported by RDS last week. Both Berube and Vey get three-year deals.

Vey, who turns 20 in July, just finished his fourth season with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League, going 46-70=116 in 69 games, leading the league in points. Listed at 5-10 and 166 pounds, Vey might have to work his way up to the NHL, likely beginning in Manchester.

Berube went 32-7-8 with a 2.60 goals-against average and .902 save percentage for the Montreal Juniors of the QMJHL in 2010-11. Berube, who also turns 20 in July, is all but assured to turn pro next season and would likely be assigned either to AHL affiliate Manchester or ECHL affiliate Ontario.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.