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Kings Acquire Forward Brendan Lemieux From New York Rangers

by LA Kings / LAKings.com

LOS ANGELES (March 27, 2021) - The LA Kings have acquired forward Brendan Lemieux from the New York Rangers in exchange for the Kings fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.

Lemieux, 25, has posted seven points (2-5=7) and 59 penalty minutes in 31 games this season for the Rangers. Since making his NHL debut during the 2017-18 season, the 6-1, 213-pound forward has appeared in 162 games with the Rangers and the Winnipeg Jets, posting 43 points (21-22=43) and 299 penalty minutes.

Selected 31st overall in the 2014 NHL Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, the Denver, Colo. native has also played in 117 AHL games since making his professional debut during the 2015-16 season. He registered 65 points (33-32=65) and 306 penalty minutes during that time.

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