The New Jersey Devils have sent a 2013 5th round draft pick to the Los Angeles Kings for center Andrei Loktionov.
Loktionov was drafted by the Kings, #123 overall in the 5th round of the 2008 NHL draft.
He carries a $816,666 salary cap hit.
- Eye on Hockey via twitter: “That’s a solid low-risk, high-reward trade for the Devils.”
- Lisa Dillman via twitter: Kings GM Dean Lombardi: ”You’ve got the issue is that after his contract is up he could go back to Russia.You just try to make the best deal you can”