Riley Nash

Kings acquire winger Kris Versteeg in trade with Hurricanes

Kings acquire winger Kris Versteeg in trade with Hurricanes

Ever since winger Marian Gaborik went down with a long-term knee injury, the Kings have been looking to fill the scoring void created by his absence.

On Sunday, they turned to the much-traveled winger Kris Versteeg, acquiring him in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. They sent prospect Valentin Zykov, who was a second-round draft choice in 2013 (37th overall), and a conditional fifth-round draft choice in 2016 to the Hurricanes.

The deal was made official during the third period of the Kings-Ducks game in Anaheim on Sunday night. Monday is the NHL's trade deadline. 

An individual not authorized to comment said the conditions of the future draft choice...

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