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LA Kings Acquire Matheson Iacopelli from Chicago Blackhawks

Iacopelli set to join organization as Kings trade Spencer Watson to Blackhawks

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have acquired forward Matheson Iacopelli from the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Spencer Watson, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today. 

The 24-year-old Iacopelli (born May 15, 1994) is a 6-2, 207-pound native of Woodhaven, Michigan who has appeared in 85 regular-season games over the last three years with Rockford of the American Hockey League, posting 27 points (14-13=27) and 29 penalty minutes.

Tweet from @goicehogs: "Thank you, my good sir. You are a gentleman and a scholar."-Iacopelli, probably

He has also played in nine games this season with the Indy Fuel of the ECHL, where he has posted four goals (4-0=4) and four penalty minutes.

The Kings continue a four-game road trip tomorrow against the Tampa Bay Lightning at 4:30 p.m.

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

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