KINGS ALL-TIME TRADES

Larry Regan – General Manager from May 17, 1967 to Dec. 17, 1973.

June 8, 1967 Acquired the rights to Red Kelly from Toronto for Ken Block. Kelly had retired and was named Kings head coach.

June 16, 1967 – Acquired Trevor Fahey, Jim Murray and Ken Turlik from the New York Rangers for Barclay Plager. 

The Kings Acquired Rogie Vachon from Montreal on Nov. 4, 1971, for Denis DeJordy, Dale Hoganson, Noel Price and Doug Robinson. Vachon is in the Kings Hall of Fame.

May 20, 1968 – Acquired Skip Krake from Boston for a first-round choice in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft.

June 11, 1968 – Acquired Myron Stankiewicz from St. Louis for Terry Gray.

June 11, 1968 – Acquired Gerry Desjardins from Montreal for a first-round choice in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft (later transferred to Minnesota) and the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft.

July 1, 1968 – Acquired Larry Cahan from Montreal for Yves Locas and Brian D. Smith.

Oct. 10, 1968 – Acquired Jimmy Peters from Detroit for Terry Sawchuk.

Oct. 15, 1968 – Acquired Gary Croteau, Brian Murphy and Wayne Thomas from Toronto for Lou Deveault and Grant Moore. 

Nov. 12, 1968 – Acquired Ron Anderson from Detroit for Poul Popiel.

May 14, 1969 – Acquired Ross Lonsberry and Eddie Shack from Boston for Ken Turlik and first-round choices in both the 1971 and 1973 NHL Amateur Drafts. 

June 9, 1969 – Acquired Dennis Hextall and Leon Rochefort from the New York Rangers for Real Lemieux.

September, 1969 - Acquired Roger Cote from Phoenix (WHL) for Jim Murray.

Jan. 24, 1970 – Acquired Dick Duff from Montreal for Dennis Hextall. 

Feb. 20, 1970 – Acquired Brian Gibbons, Garry Monahan and Matt Ravlich from Detroit for Gary Croteau, Larry Johnston and Dale Rolfe. 

Feb. 20, 1970 – Acquired Denis Dejordy, Gilles Marotte and Jim Stanfield from Chicago for Bryan Campbell, Gerry Desjardins and Bill White. 

Feb. 28, 1970 – Acquired Real Lemieux and Juha Widing from the New York Rangers for Ted Irvine. 

May 11, 1970 – Acquired Ray Fortin from St. Louis for Bob Wall.

May 20, 1970 – Acquired Mike Byers from Philadelphia for Brent Hughes. 

May 22, 1970 – Acquired Lucien Grenier, Larry Mickey and Jack Norris from Montreal for Gregg Boddy, Leon Rochefort and Wayne Thomas.

Sept. 3, 1970 – Acquired Bob Pulford from Toronto for Garry Monahan and Brian Murphy. 

Nov. 25, 1970 – Acquired Mike McMahon and future considerations from Buffalo for Dick Duff and Eddie Shack. 

Jan. 26, 1971 – Acquired Ralph Backstrom from Montreal for Ray Fortin and Gord Labossiere. 

June 13, 1971 – Acquired Larry Hillman from Philadelphia for Larry Mickey. 

Nov. 4, 1971 – Acquired Rogie Vachon from Montreal for Denis Dejordy, Dale Hoganson, Noel Price and Doug Robinson. 

Dec.16, 1971 – Acquired Doug Barrie and Mike Keeler from Buffalo for Mike Byers and Larry Hillman. 

Jan. 11, 1972 – Acquired Bob Woytowich from Pittsburgh for Al McDonough.

Jan. 28, 1972 – Acquired Serge Bernier, Jim Johnson and Bill Lesuk from Philadelphia for Bill Flett, Eddie Joyal, Ross Lonsberry and Jean Potvin. 

Aug. 22, 1972 – Acquired Terry Harper from Montreal for a second-round choice in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft, first and third-round choices in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft and a first-round choice in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft. 

Dec. 15, 1972 – Acquired John Van Horlick from Portland (WHL) for Mike Keeler, Jim Stanfield and Glen Toner. 

Jan. 22, 1973 – Acquired Frank St. Marseille from St. Louis for Paul Curtis.

Feb. 26, 1973 – Acquired Dan Maloney from Chicago for Ralph Backstrom. 

May 29, 1973 – Acquired Bob Murdoch and Randy Rota from Montreal for a first-round choice in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft and cash.  

Nov. 30, 1973 – Acquired Sheldon Kannegiesser, Mike Murphy and Tommy Williams from the New York Rangers for Gilles Marotte and Real Lemieux.

John “Jake” Milford – General Manager from Dec. 17, 1973 to May 26, 1977.

Feb. 9, 1974 – Acquired Roger Pelletier and cash from Philadelphia for Doug Volmar.

Feb. 15, 1974 – Acquired Gene Carr from the New York Rangers for a first-round choice in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft. 

The Kings acquired Marcel Dionne and Bart Crashley from Detroit on June 23, 1975.

June 23, 1975 – Acquired Bart Crashley and the rights to Marcel Dionne from Detroit for Terry Harper, Dan Maloney and a second-round choice (later transferred to Minnesota) in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft.  

Aug. 15, 1975 – Acquired a second-round choice in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft (Steve Clippingdale) from Minnesota for Tim Young. 

Jan. 14, 1976 – Acquired Ab DeMarco from Vancouver for a second-round choice (later transferred to Atlanta) in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft. 

March 6, 1976 – Acquired Bert Wilson and the rights to Curt Brackenbury from St. Louis for cash. 

May 28, 1976 – Acquired John Campbell from the New York Rangers for Mark Heaslip. 

June 12, 1976 – Acquired Glenn Goldup and a third-round choice in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft (later transferred to Detroit) from Montreal for a third-round choice in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft and a first-round choice in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft.

Sept. 29, 1976 – Acquired Dave Schultz from Philadelphia for a fourth-round choice in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft and a second-round choice (later transferred to Colorado) in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. 

Oct. 18, 1976 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft (Julian Baretta) from Pittsburgh for Mike Corrigan. 

Jan. 22, 1977 – Acquired Jim Moxey and Gary Simmons from Cleveland for Gary Edwards and Juha Widing. 

George Maguire – General Manager from May 28, 1977 to Jan. 30, 1984.

May 23, 1977 – Acquired Randy Manery from Atlanta for Ab DeMarco.

June 17, 1977 – Acquired Steve Short from Philadelphia for future considerations.

Nov. 2, 1977 – Acquired Syl Apps, Jr. and Hartland Monahan from Pittsburgh for Gene Carr, Dave Schultz and a fourth-round choice in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. 

Nov. 21, 1977 – Acquired Larry Carriere from Vancouver for Sheldon Kannegiesser.

Jan. 9, 1978 – Acquired Danny Grant from Detroit for a third-round choice in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft and the rights to Barry Long. 

Jan. 14, 1978 – Acquired a second-round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft (Greg Terrion) from St. Louis for Neil Komadoski. 

June 14, 1978 – Acquired Scott Garland, Brian Glennie, Kurt Walker and a second-round choice in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft (Mark Hardy) from Toronto for Dave Hutchison and Lorne Stamler. 

July 10, 1978 – Acquired Rick Hampton, Dave Gardner and Steve Jensen from Minnesota for the signing of Gary Sargent.

Sept. 18, 1978 – Acquired Doug Halward from Boston for future considerations.

Oct. 5, 1978 – Acquired Murray Wilson and a first-round choice in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft (Jay Wells) from Montreal for a first-round choice in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. 

Oct. 9, 1978 – Acquired Ron Grahame from Boston for a first-round choice in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. 

Nov. 18, 1978 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft (Dave Gans) from Colorado for Nick Beverley.

Dec. 6, 1978 – Acquired Steve Carlson from Detroit for Steve Short.

Dec. 31, 1978 – Acquired Randy Holt from Vancouver for Don Kozak.

Jan. 16, 1979 – Acquired Richard Mulhern and a second-round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft (Dave Morrison) from Atlanta for Bob Murdoch and a second-round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft.

June 11, 1979 – Acquired Mike Marson from Washington for Steve Clippingdale.

Aug. 16, 1979 – Acquired Barry Gibbs from the New York Islanders for future considerations (Tommy Williams). 

Aug. 22, 1979 – Acquired Andre St. Laurent, a first-round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft (Larry Murphy) and a first-round choice in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft (Doug Smith) from Detroit as compensation for the signing of Dale McCourt.

Dave Lewis was acquired from New York in the Butch Goring trade on March 10, 1980. Lewis became a Kings captain and is currently an assistant coach in Los Angeles.

Sept. 14, 1979 – Acquired Brad Selwood and a fourth-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft (Dave Gans) from Montreal for a fourth-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 10, 1980 – Acquired Jerry Korab from Buffalo for a first-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft.

March 10, 1980 – Acquired Billy Harris and Dave Lewis from the New York Islanders for Butch Goring.

June 6, 1980 – Acquired Garry Unger from Calgary for Randy Holt and Bert Wilson.

Feb. 17, 1981 – Acquired Rick Chartraw from Montreal for a second-round choice in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.

March 8, 1981 – Acquired future considerations (Gary Bromley) and a fifth-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft (Ulf Isaksson) from Vancouver for Doug Halward. 

March 10, 1981 – Acquired Don Luce from Buffalo for a sixth-round choice in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft and cash.

March 10, 1981 – Acquired Rick Martin from Buffalo for a third-round choice in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft and a first-round choice in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 10, 1981 – Acquired Jim Rutherford from Toronto for a fifth-round choice in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.

March 10, 1981 – Acquired a seventh-round choice (Craig Hurley) in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft from Edmonton for Garry Unger.

Aug. 10, 1981 – Acquired Bob Gladney and a sixth-round choice in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft (Kevin Stevens) from Toronto for Don Luce. 

Aug. 10, 1981 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft (Garry Galley) from Edmonton for Jay MacFarlane.

Nov. 11, 1981 – Acquired Ian Turnbull from Toronto for John Gibson and Billy Harris.

June 22, 1982 – Acquired Blair Barnes from Edmonton for Paul Mulvey.

Oct. 19, 1982 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Detroit) from Toronto for Greg Terrion.

Oct. 24, 1982 – Acquired Terry Ruskowski from Chicago for Larry Goodenough and a third-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. 

Bobby Carpenter was acquired with Tom Laidlaw from the New York Rangers on March 10, 1987, as part of the Marcel Dionne deal. 

Dec. 7, 1982 – Acquired Rick Blight from Edmonton for Alan Hangsleben.

Feb. 23, 1983 – Acquired Markus Mattsson from Minnesota for a third-round choice in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.

June 20, 1983 – Acquired Kevin LaVallee and Carl Mokosak from Calgary for Steve Bozek.

Sept. 9, 1983 – Acquired Anders Hakansson from Pittsburgh for the rights to Kevin Stevens.

Oct. 3, 1983 – Acquired Fred Barrett and Steve Christoff from Minnesota for Dave Lewis.

Oct. 15, 1983 – Acquired Marc Chorney from Pittsburgh for a sixth-round choice in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.

Oct. 18, 1983 – Acquired Brian Engblom and Ken Houston from Washington for Larry Murphy. 

Nov. 17, 1983 – Acquired Mike McEwen from the New York Islanders for a fourth-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft (originally from Detroit). 

Jan. 3, 1984 – Acquired Marco Baron from Boston for Bob LaForest.

Rogie Vachon – General Manager from Jan. 30, 1984 to June 25, 1992.

June 9, 1984 – Acquired Bob Janecyk, a first-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft (Craig Redmond), a third-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft (John English) and a fourth-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft (Tom Glavine) from Chicago for a first-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth-round choice in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. 

Oct. 24, 1984 – Acquired a first-round choice in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft (Dan Gratton) from Boston for Charlie Simmer. 

Nov. 18, 1984 – Acquired Steve Shutt from Montreal for a 10th-round choice in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 12, 1985 – Acquired Dave Williams from Detroit for cash.

Sept. 9, 1985 – Acquired Glen Currie from Washington for Daryl Evans. 

Oct. 11, 1985 – Acquired Paul Guay and a fourth-round choice in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft (later returned to Philadelphia for the acquisition of Joe Paterson) from Philadelphia for Steve Seguin and a second-round choice in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. 

Oct. 31, 1985 – Acquired Bryan Erickson from Washington for Bruce Shoebottom.

Dec. 9, 1985 – Acquired Grant Ledyard and Roland Melanson from the New York Rangers for Brian MacLellan and a fourth-round choice in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. 

Dec. 18, 1985 – Acquired Joe Paterson from Philadelphia for a fourth-round choice (originally from Philadelphia – acquired on Oct. 11, 1985) in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.

Jan. 30, 1986 – Acquired Ken Baumgartner, Sean McKenna and Larry Playfair from Buffalo for Brian Engblom and Doug Smith. 

Feb. 14, 1987 – Acquired Al Jensen from Washington for Garry Galley. 

March 10, 1987 – Acquired Bob Carpenter and Tom Laidlaw from the New York Rangers for Jeff Crossman, Marcel Dionne and a third-round choice in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to Minnesota). 

June 13, 1987 – Acquired a first-round choice in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft (Wayne McBean) from Minnesota for a first-round choice in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round choice in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. 

Dec. 14, 1987 – Acquired Mike Allison from Toronto for Sean McKenna. 

Jan. 21, 1988 – Acquired Mike Siltala and Gordie Walker from the New York Rangers for Joe Paterson. 

Feb. 5, 1988 – Acquired Chris Kontos and a sixth-round choice in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft (Micah Aivazoff) from Pittsburgh for Bryan Erickson. 

Feb. 9, 1988 – Acquired Craig Laughlin from Washington for Grant Ledyard. 

Feb. 23, 1988 – Acquired Ron Duguay from the New York Rangers for Mark Hardy.
The Kings pulled off one of the greatest trades in professional sports history when Los Angeles landed Wayne Gretzky in 1988.

Aug. 9, 1988 – Acquired Wayne Gretzky, Mike Krushelnyski and Marty McSorley from Edmonton for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, a first-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to New Jersey), a first-round choice in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft and cash estimated at $15 million. Video

Sept. 29 1988 – Acquired Doug Crossman from Philadelphia for Jay Wells.

Oct. 21, 1988 – Acquired Bob Logan and a ninth-round choice in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft (Jim Giacin) from Buffalo for Larry Playfair. 

Nov. 3, 1988 – Acquired Dave Pasin from Boston for Paul Guay.

Nov. 25, 1988 – Acquired Gilles Hamel from Winnipeg for Paul Fenton. 

Dec. 12, 1988 – Acquired Mike Boyce, Todd Elik, Igor Liba and future considerations from the New York Rangers for Dean Kennedy and Denis Larocque.

Jan. 22, 1989 – Acquired Jay Miller from Boston for future considerations (later completed with a trade on Jan. 23, 1989). 

Jan. 23, 1989 – Acquired Steve Kasper from Boston for Bob Carpenter (as part of the future considerations from the trade that took place on Jan. 22, 1989). 

Feb. 3, 1989 – Acquired Dean Kennedy from the New York Rangers for a fourth-round choice in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. 

Feb. 22, 1989 – Acquired Kelly Hrudey from the New York Islanders for Mark Fitzpatrick, Wayne McBean and future considerations. 

March 7, 1989 – Acquired Patrick Mayer from Pittsburgh for Tim Tookey. 

March 7, 1989 – Acquired Alan May and Jim Wiemer from Edmonton for Brian Wilks and John English.

June 17, 1989 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft (Tom Newman) from Washington for Alan May.    

Sept. 1, 1989 – Acquired the rights to Barry Beck from the New York Rangers for cash. 

Oct. 4, 1989 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft (Keith Redmond) from Buffalo for Dean Kennedy.  

Nov. 10, 1989 – Acquired Brian Benning from St. Louis for a third-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. 

Nov. 24, 1989 – Acquired Bob Halkidis and future considerations from Buffalo for Dale Degray and future considerations. 

Nov. 29, 1989 – Acquired Mikko Makela from the New York Islanders for Ken Baumgartner and Hubie McDonough. 

Dec. 1, 1989 – Acquired Brad Jones from Winnipeg for Phil Sykes.

Jan. 20, 1990 – Acquired Tony Granato and Tomas Sandstrom from the New York Rangers for Bernie Nicholls. 

Jari Kurri, who enjoyed some big seasons with Gretzky in Edmonton, was reunited with The Great One when he was dealt to Los Angeles from Philadelphia in 1001.

Sept. 6, 1990 – Acquired Daniel Berthiaume from Minnesota for Craig Duncanson.

Sept. 30, 1990 – Acquired Mike Donnelly from Buffalo for Mikko Makela.

Nov. 9, 1990 – Acquired John McIntyre from Toronto for Mike Krushelnyski. 

March 5, 1991 – Acquired Ilkka Sinisalo from Minnesota for an eighth-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. 

May 30, 1991 – Acquired Jeff Chychrun and Jari Kurri from Philadelphia for Steve Duchesne, Steve Kasper and a fourth-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 22, 1991 – Acquired Randy Gilhen, Charlie Huddy, Jim Thomson and a fourth-round choice in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft (originally the New York Rangers choice; Alexei Zhitnik) from Minnesota for Todd Elik. 

Oct. 28, 1991 – Acquired Chris Norton and future considerations from Chicago for Rod Buskas. 

Dec. 23, 1991 – Acquired Corey Millen from the New York Rangers for Randy Gilhen. 

Jan. 18, 1992 – Acquired future considerations from Boston for Daniel Berthiaume. 

Feb. 18, 1992 – Acquired Steve Weeks from the New York Islanders for a seventh-round choice in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.

Feb. 19, 1992 – Acquired Paul Coffey from Pittsburgh for Brian Benning, Jeff Chychrun and a first-round choice in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. 

Nick Beverley – General Manager from June 25, 1992 to May 18, 1994.

Sept. 3, 1992 – Acquired Pat Conacher from New Jersey for future considerations. 

Kings legend Marty McSorley was acquired on Feb. 15, 1994, in exchange for Shawn McEachern and Tomas Sandstrom.

Nov. 6, 1992 – Acquired Jeff Chychrun from Pittsburgh for Peter Ahola.

Dec. 19, 1992 – Acquired Marc Fortier and Jim Thomson from Ottawa for Bob Kudelski and Shawn McCosh. 

Jan. 29, 1993 – Acquired Jimmy Carson, Marc Potvin and Gary Shuchuk from Detroit for Paul Coffey, Sylvain Couturier and Jim Hiller. 

March 22, 1993 – Acquired Mark Hardy and a fifth-round choice in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft (originally from Ottawa; Frederick Beaubien) from the New York Rangers for John McIntyre. 

June 26, 1993 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft (Jason Saal) from New Jersey for Corey Millen. 

Aug. 27, 1993 – Acquired Shawn McEachern from Pittsburgh for Marty McSorley. 

Nov. 2, 1993 – Acquired future considerations from Edmonton for Jeff Chychrun. 

Nov. 3, 1993 – Acquired Doug Houda from Hartford for Marc Potvin. 

Jan. 8, 1994 – Acquired Dixon Ward from Vancouver for Jimmy Carson. 

Jan. 28, 1994 – Acquired Brad Tiley from the New York Rangers for an 11th-round choice in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

Feb. 16, 1994 – Acquired Marty McSorley and Jim Paek from Pittsburgh for Shawn McEachern and Tomas Sandstrom.

March 19, 1994 – Acquired Donald Dufresne from Tampa Bay for a sixth-round choice in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 21, 1994 – Acquired Kevin Todd from Chicago for a fourth-round choice in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. 

Sam McMaster – General Manager from May 24, 1994 to April 22, 1997.

June 25, 1994 – Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft (Benoit Larose) from Ottawa for Jim Paek.

July 26, 1994 – Acquired Sean O’Donnell from Buffalo for Doug Houda.

July 29, 1994 – Acquired Rick Tocchet and a second-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft (Pavel Rosa) from Pittsburgh for Luc Robitaille. 

Aug. 8, 1994 – Acquired Ruslan Batyrshin and a second-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (Marian Cisar) from Winnipeg for Brent Thompson and future considerations. 

Oct. 3, 1994 – Acquired Eric Lacroix, Chris Snell and a fourth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (Eric Belanger) from Toronto for Kelly Fairchild, Guy Leveque, Shayne Toporowski and Dixon Ward. 

Feb. 10, 1995 – Acquired Randy Burridge from Washington for Warren Rychel. 

Feb. 14, 1995 – Acquired Philippe Boucher, Grant Fuhr and Denis Tsygurov from Buffalo for Charlie Huddy, Robb Stauber, Alex Zhitnik and a fifth-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. 

Feb. 17, 1995 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to Washington) from Dallas for Mike Donnelly and a seventh-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 27, 1995 – Acquired Arto Blomsten from Winnipeg for an eighth-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. 

May 31, 1995 – Acquired Jan Vopat from Hartford for a fourth-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 7, 1995 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft (originally from Vancouver; Jason Morgan) from Dallas for Jeff Mitchell. 

July 8, 1995 – Acquired Byron Dafoe and Dimitri Khristich from Washington for a first-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. 

Nov. 13, 1995 – Acquired Steven Finn from Tampa Bay for Michel Petit.

Dec. 28, 1995 – Acquired John Slaney from Colorado for a sixth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. 

Jan. 14, 1996 – Acquired Steve Larouche from the New York Rangers for Chris Snell. 

Jan. 25, 1996 – Acquired Kevin Stevens from Boston for Rick Tocchet.

Feb. 10, 1996 – Acquired Craig Ferguson from Calgary for Pat Conacher.

Mattias Norstrom was obtained with Ray Ferraro, Ian Laperriere, Nathan LaFayette and a fourth-round choice in exchange for Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri and Shan Churla in 1996.

Feb. 17, 1996 – Acquired Shane Churla and Doug Zmolek from Dallas for Darryl Sydor and a fifth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. 

Feb. 27, 1996 – Acquired Craig Johnson, Patrice Tardif, Roman Vopat, a fifth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (Peter Hogan) and a first-round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft (Matt Zultek) from St. Louis for Wayne Gretzky. 

March 14, 1996 – Acquired Ray Ferraro, Nathan LaFayette, Ian Laperriere, Mattias Norstrom and a fourth-round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft (Sean Blanchard) from the New York Rangers for Shane Churla, Jari Kurri and Marty McSorley. 

March 19, 1996 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (originally from Los Angeles; Mikael Simons) from Philadelphia for John Druce and a seventh-round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.

March 20, 1996 – Acquired Jaroslav Modry and an eighth-round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (Stephen Valiquette) from Ottawa for Kevin Brown. 

June 20, 1996 – Acquired Stephane Fiset and a first-round choice in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft (Mathieu Biron) from Colorado for Eric Lacroix and a first-round choice in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. 

Aug. 22, 1996 – Acquired Petr Klima from Tampa Bay for a fifth-round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. 

Oct. 25, 1996 – Acquired a conditional choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft from Pittsburgh for Petr Klima. 

Nov. 19, 1996 – Acquired Chris Marinucci from the New York Islanders for Nick Vachon. 

Nov. 28, 1996 – Acquired Brad Smyth from Florida for a third-round choice in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 18, 1997 – Acquired Glen Murray from Pittsburgh for Ed Olczyk. 

Dave Taylor – General Manager from April 22, 1997 to April 18, 2006.

Aug. 28, 1997 – Acquired Luc Robitaille from the New York Rangers for Kevin Stevens. 

Aug. 29, 1997 – Acquired Sandy Moger, Jozef Stumpel and a fourth-round choice in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to New Jersey) from Boston for Dimitri Khristich and Byron Dafoe. 

Nov. 14, 1997 – Acquired future considerations from the New York Rangers for Brad Smyth. 

May 29, 1998 – Acquired future considerations from Nashville for Marian Cisar. 

June 18, 1998 – Acquired Doug Bodger from New Jersey for a fourth-round choice in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. 

Luc Robitaille was re-acquired by the Kings on Aug. 28, 1997, when Dave Taylor dealt Kevin Stevens to the New York Rangers.

June 26, 1998 – Acquired future considerations from Nashville for Kimmo Timonen and Jan Vopat. 

July 7, 1998 – Acquired future considerations (cash) from Nashville for Vitali Yachmenev. 

July 31, 1998 – Acquired Manny Legace from Carolina for a conditional choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

Sept. 3, 1998 – Acquired a third-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft (Frantisek Kaberle) from Chicago for Doug Zmolek. 

Oct. 22, 1998 – Acquired Ryan Bach from Detroit for a sixth-round choice in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. 

Oct. 29, 1998 – Acquired Eric Lacroix from Colorado for Roman Vopat and a sixth-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. 

Dec. 18, 1998 – Acquired Donald Audette from Buffalo for a second-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. 

Feb. 12, 1999 – Acquired Sean Pronger from the New York Rangers for Eric Lacroix. 

March 23, 1999 – Acquired Jason Podollan and a third-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft (Cory Campbell) from Toronto for Yanic Perreault. 

March 23, 1999 – Acquired Dave Babych and a fifth-round choice in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft (Nathan Marsters) from Philadelphia for Steve Duchesne. 

June 20, 1999 – Acquired Marcel Cousineau, Ziggy Palffy, Bryan Smolinski and a fourth-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft (Daniel Johansson) from the New York Islanders for Mathieu Biron, Josh Green, Olli Jokinen and a first-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. 

Jan. 24, 2000 – Acquired an eighth-round choice in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft (Dan Welch) from Buffalo for Vladimir Tsyplakov. 

Jan. 25, 2000 – Acquired future considerations from Atlanta for Bill Huard. 

Feb. 18, 2000 – Acquired Allan Egeland from Calgary for future considerations.

March 13, 2000 – Acquired Kelly Buchberger and Nelson Emerson from Atlanta for Donald Audette and Frantisek Kaberle.

May 1, 2000 – Acquired Steve Passmore from Chicago for a fourth-round choice in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. 

Jan. 3, 2001 – Acquired a conditional draft choice in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft (fifth-round; Joel Andresen) from the New York Islanders for Jason Blake. 

Feb. 15, 2001 – Acquired Felix Potvin from Vancouver for future considerations. 

Adam Deadmarsh was acquired in the blockbuster Rob Blake trade of 2001.

Feb. 21, 2001 – Acquired Adam Deadmarsh, Aaron Miller, a player to be named later (Jared Aulin), a first-round choice in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft (David Steckel) and a first-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft (Brian Boyle) from Colorado for Rob Blake and Steven Reinprecht. 

Feb. 28, 2001 – Acquired an eighth-round choice in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft (Mike Gabinet) from Chicago for Steve Passmore. 

March 13, 2001 – Acquired Adam Mair and a second-round choice in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft (Michael Cammalleri) from Toronto for Aki Berg. 

Oct. 24, 2001 – Acquired Jason Allison and Mikko Eloranta from Boston for Glen Murray and Jozef Stumpel. 

Dec. 18, 2001 – Acquired Rich Brennan from Nashville for Brett Hauer.

March 16, 2002 – Acquired Cliff Ronning from Nashville for Jere Karalahti and a conditional choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 22, 2002 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft (Aaron Rome) from Minnesota for Cliff Ronning. 

July 16, 2002 – Acquired Derek Armstrong from the New York Rangers for a sixth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. 

July 24, 2002 – Acquired Erik Rasmussen from Buffalo for Adam Mair and a fifth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. 

Nov. 26, 2002 – Acquired Dmitry Yushkevich from Florida for Jaroslav Bednar and Andreas Lilja. 

Feb. 28, 2003 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to Boston) and a seventh-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (Daniel Taylor) from Philadelphia for Dmitry Yushkevich. 

Young sniper Michael Cammalleri was drafted in the second round in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, a pick that was acquired from Buffalo for Aki Berg on March 13, 2001.

March 11, 2003 – Acquired Sean Avery, Maxim Kuznetsov, and first-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft (Jeff Tambellini) and a second-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to Boston) from Detroit for Mathieu Schneider. 

March 11, 2003 – Acquired Tim Gleason from Ottawa for Bryan Smolinski.

May 28, 2003 – Acquired Roman Cechmanek from Philadelphia for a second-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 22, 2003 – Acquired Jozef Stumpel and a seventh-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft (later transferred to Nashville) from Boston for a fourth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and a second-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 22, 2003 – Acquired a sixth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft (Esa Pirnes) from Nashville for two seventh-round choices in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. 

Sept. 15, 2003 – Acquired Milan Hnilicka from Atlanta for future considerations. 

Nov. 30, 2003 – Acquired Martin Straka from Pittsburgh for Sergei Anshakov and Martin Strbak. 

March 2, 2004 – Acquired Nathan Dempsey from Chicago for a fourth-round choice in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. 

March 8, 2004 – Acquired Anson Carter from Washington for Jared Aulin.

March 9, 2004 – Acquired Jeff Cowan from Atlanta for Kip Brennan. 

June 26, 2004 – Acquired Radek Bonk from Ottawa for a third-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

June 26, 2004 – Acquired Mathieu Garon and a third-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (Paul Baier) from Montreal for Radek Bonk and Cristobal Huet. 

June 27, 2004 – Acquired Stephane Quintal from Montreal for future considerations. 

June 27, 2004 – Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft (John Seymour) from Columbus for a ninth-round choice in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. 

Aug. 4, 2005 – Acquired Jeremy Roenick and a third-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (Bud Holloway) from Philadelphia for future considerations. 

March 8, 2006 – Acquired Mark Parrish and Brent Sopel from the New York Islanders for Denis Grebeshkov and Jeff Tambellini.  

March 9, 2006 – Acquired Tim Jackman from Phoenix for Yanick Lehoux. 

Dean Lombardi – General Manager from April 21, 2006 to present.
General Manager Dean Lombardi acquired defenseman Jack Johnson from Carolina along with Oleg Tverdovsky for Eric Belanger and Tim Gleason on Sept. 29, 2006.

June 24, 2006 – Acquired Patrick O’Sullivan and a first-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (Trevor Lewis) from Minnesota for Pavol Demitra. 

June 24, 2006 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (Niclas Andersen) and a fifth-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft (Martin Nolet) from the New York Rangers for a fourth-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 24, 2006 – Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Matt Fillier) from Columbus for a seventh-round choice in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. 

July 5, 2006 – Acquired Dan Cloutier from Vancouver for a second-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. 

Sept. 29, 2006 – Acquired Jack Johnson and Oleg Tverdovsky from Carolina for Eric Belanger and Tim Gleason. 

Jan. 20, 2007 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to San Jose on June 21, 2008) from Tampa Bay for Ryan Munce. 

Jan. 29, 2007 – Acquired Jamie Lundmark, a fourth-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Dwight King) and a second-round choice (later traded back to Calgary on June 20, 2008) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft from Calgary for Craig Conroy. 

Feb. 5, 2007 – Acquired Marc-Andre Cliche, Jan Marek, Jason Ward and future considerations (a third-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Buffalo on June 21, 2008) from the New York Rangers for Sean Avery and John Seymour and future considerations.

Feb. 26, 2007 – Acquired a second-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Wayne Simmonds) and a fourth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Buffalo on June 21, 2008) from Vancouver for Brent Sopel.

Feb. 27, 2007 – Acquired the rights to Johan Fransson, Jaroslav Modry, a second-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Oscar Moller), a third-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Bryan Cameron) and a first-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Anaheim on June 20, 2008) from Dallas for Mattias Norstrom, Konstantin Pushkarev, a third-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. 

Feb. 27, 2007 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Joshua Turnbull) from Tampa Bay for Jason Ward.

Feb. 27, 2007 – Acquired Jamie Heward from Washington for future considerations.

June 23, 2007 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (Alec Martinez) from Washington for sixth-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. 

Dec. 12, 2007 – Acquired a sixth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Chicago on June 21, 2008) from Dallas for Evgeni Federov. 

Feb. 19, 2008 – Acquired a third-round choice (Geordie Wudrick) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft from Philadelphia for Jaroslav Modry. 

Feb. 26, 2008 – Acquired a second-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Colorado for Brad Richardson on June 21, 2008) and a fourth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Atlanta on June 27, 2009) from Detroit for Brad Stuart. 

Feb. 26, 2008 – Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to St. Louis on June 21, 2008) from Anaheim for Jean-Sebastien Aubin. 

June 4, 2008 – Acquired a fifth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Florida on June 27, 2009) from St. Louis for T.J Fast. 

June 20, 2008 – Acquired a first-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Anaheim on June 20, 2008) and a second-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Carolina on March 4, 2009) from Calgary for Michael Cammalleri and a second-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 20, 2008 – Acquired a first-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (12th overall selection; later traded to Buffalo on June 20, 2008) from Anaheim for two first-round choices in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (17th and 28th overall).

June 20, 2008 – Acquired a first-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (Colten Teubert) and a third-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Calgary on June 27, 2009) from Buffalo for a first-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (12th overall).

June 21, 2008 – Acquired Brad Richardson from Colorado for a second-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 21, 2008 – Acquired a third-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (Andrew Campbell) from Buffalo for a third-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 21, 2008 –
Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Atlanta on June 27, 2009) and a fifth-round choice in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from San Jose for a fourth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 21, 2008 – Acquired a sixth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (Brandon Kozun) from Chicago for a sixth-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 21, 2008 –
Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 2009 NHLDraft (Nic Dowd) Entry Draft from St. Louis for a seventh-round choice in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

June 29, 2008 –
Acquired Jarret Stoll and Matt Greene from the Edmonton Oilers for Lubomir Visnovsky.

July 1, 2008 –
Acquired Denis Gauthier and a second round selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Patrik Hersley and forward Ned Lukacevic.

July 21 –
Acquired Richard Clune from Dallas for Lauri Tukonen.

Sept. 30, 2008 –
Acquired Sean O’Donnell from Anaheim for a conditional pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Dec. 30, 2008 – Acquired a seventh-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Atlanta on June 27, 2009) from Vancouver for Jason LaBarbera.

March 4, 2009 Acquired right wing Justin Williams from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Patrick O'Sullivan and a second round selection in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft as part of a three-team trade involving Carolina and Edmonton. 

June 27, 2009 – Acquired a third-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (Nicolas Deslauriers) and a fourth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Florida on June 27, 2009) from Calgary for a third-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 27, 2009 – Acquired a third-round choice in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from Florida for a fourth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and a fifth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 27, 2009 – Acquired a fourth-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (Jean-Francois Berube) from Atlanta for two fourth-round choices in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and one seventh-round choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 27, 2009 – Acquired a third-round choice in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the New York Rangers for Brian Boyle. 

July 3, 2009 Acquired Ryan Smyth from the Colorado Avalanche for Tom Preissing, Kyle Quincey and a fifth-round choice in 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

March 3, 2010 Acquired Jeff Halpern from the Tampa Bay Lightning for Teddy Purcell and a third-round choice in 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

March 3, 2010 Acquired Fredrik Modin from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a seventh-round choice in 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

June 25, 2010 Acquired a first round choice (15th overall - Derek Forbort) from the Florida Panthers for a first round choice (19th - Nick Bjugstad) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and a second round pick (59th overall - Jason Zucker) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 26, 2010 Acquired a second round choice (47th overall - Tyler Toffeli) from the Colorado Avalanche for a second round pick (49th - Calvin Pickard) and a fourth round selection (109th - Alex Theriau) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 26, 2010 Acquired a third round choice in 2012 from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a third round pick (79 - Sondre Olden) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. 

June 26, 2010 Acquired a sixth round pick (158 - Maxim Kitsyn) in 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Atlanta Thrashers for a sixth round (169 - Sebastian Owuya) and a seventh pick (199 - Peter Stoykewych) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.