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LA Kings Trade Zac Leslie to Vegas Golden Knights

Former 6th round pick heads to Vegas as LA Kings receive future considerations in trade

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have traded defenseman Zac Leslie to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for future considerations, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

It marks the first-ever trade between the Kings and Golden Knights.

Drafted by the Kings in the sixth round (178th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft, Leslie has appeared in 121 games over three seasons with the Ontario Reign (AHL), posting 33 points (6-27=33) and 52 penalty minutes.

Leslie signed a one-year contract extension with the LA Kings in the offseason.

Tweet from @ontarioreign: POW! Zac Leslie and Michael Latta setup the dramatic stage for Sean Backman to shine. #highlights

The Kings host their division rival Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio 790 with pregame shows beginning at 7 p.m

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