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Rookies Austin Wagner and Sean Walker Assigned to Ontario Reign

General Manager Rob Blake announces that the LA Kings have sent a pair of rookies to the American Hockey League

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have assigned forward Austin Wagner and defenseman Sean Walker to Ontario (AHL), Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

The 21-year-old Wagner (born June 23, 1997) is a 6-1, 178-pound native of Calgary, Alberta who has appeared in seven games this season for the Kings, going scoreless with two penalty minutes.

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He played his first NHL game this season on Opening Night against the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 5.

The 23-year-old Walker (born Nov. 13, 1994) is a 5-11, 196-pound native of Keswick, Ontario appeared in three games during his first NHL call-up. He tallied his first NHL point (assist) in his first career NHL game against the Dallas Stars on Oct. 23.

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At the time of his recall he ranked tied for third among AHL defensemen in goals and tied for ninth in points (led Ontario blueliners in both categories).

The Kings host the Philadelphia Flyers for Dia De Los Muertos Night presented by Delta Air Lines at STAPLES Center tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m.

The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West, the FOX Sports App, the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio and on ESPN Deportes 1330 AM.

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