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LA Kings Acquire Fourth Round Pick, Trade Nate Thompson to Canadiens

Kings send Thompson and a 5th round pick to Canadiens in exchange for a 4th round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have acquired a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft (previously acquired from the Calgary Flames) from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Nate Thompson and Arizona's fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft (previously acquired from Chicago in exchange for the rights to Dominik Kubalik), Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Thompson has appeared in 53 games with the Kings this season, posting six points (4-2=6), a plus-3 rating and 17 penalty minutes.

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Acquired from Ottawa last season along with Dion Phaneuf, the Anchorage, Alaska native has appeared in 79 regular-season games with the Kings, recording 12 points (5-7=12), a plus-2 rating and 27 penalty minutes.

The Kings finish their season-long six-game road trip today against the Washington Capitals at 4 p.m.

The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West, the FOX Sports App and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.

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