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LA Kings Acquire Conditional Fourth-Round Pick, Trade Forbort to Calgary

Kings send veteran defenseman Derek Forbort to Calgary Flames in exchange for conditional fourth-round pick in 2021 NHL Draft

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have acquired a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft from the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenseman Derek Forbort, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake. 

Forbort was a first-round pick (15th overall) by the Kings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and has played his entire career with LA.

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The Duluth, Minn. native has appeared in 268 NHL games, posting 53 points (6-47=53) and a plus-8 rating.

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