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LA Kings Acquire Third Round Pick, Trade Carl Hagelin to Capitals

Kings send veteran forward to Washington in exchange for 3rd round pick in 2019 Draft and a conditional 6th round pick in 2020 Draft

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have acquired a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Carl Hagelin, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

The Kings now have 10 draft picks in the 2019 draft, including all of their own picks, the Toronto Maple Leafs first-round pick, the Capitals third-round pick and the Calgary Flames fourth-round pick.

Hagelin, acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this season, has appeared in 22 games with the Kings this season, posting five points (1-4=5) and eight penalty minutes.

Video: LAK@DAL: Hagelin chips in rebound from doorstep

Overall this season, Hagelin has eight points (2-6=8) and 20 penalty minutes in 38 games.

The Kings start a four-game road trip today against the Nashville Predators at 5 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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