Kings Acquire Conditional Pick In 2013 NHL Draft From Philadelphia In Exchange For Simon Gagne

Tuesday, 02.26.2013 / 4:02 PM LA

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have acquired a conditional draft selection in the 2013 NHL Draft from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Simon Gagne, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.

Gagne, 32, has played in 11 games this season with the Kings, recording five assists and two penalty minutes. The 6-1, 195-pound native of Ste. Foy, Quebec has played in 772 career NHL regular season games with the Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Kings, recording 586 points (283-303=586) and 318 penalty minutes. In 109 career NHL playoff games he has 59 points (37-22=59) and 32 penalty minutes.

The Kings host the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow at STAPLES Center, with-game time slated for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network and KTLK AM 1150.

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