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...