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LA Kings Acquire Draft Pick; Dwight King to Montreal

2-time Stanley Cup winner headed to Montreal Canadiens as part of trade deadline deal

by LA Kings PR @LAKingsPR /

The LA Kings have acquired a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from Montreal in exchange for forward Dwight King, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.

King, 27, appeared in all 63 games this season with the Kings, recording 15 points (8-7=15) and 10 penalty minutes.

Drafted by the Kings in the fourth-round (109th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, King has appeared in 348 regular-season, posting 108 points (52-56=108), a plus-5 rating and 96 penalty minutes.

Dwight King won two Stanley Cups with the Kings in 2011-12 and 2013-14.

Video: MTL@LAK: King forces turnover for breakaway goal

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