- Kings shore up for playoffs with addition of defenseman Andrej Sekera
- Penguins boost offensive depth by acquiring Daniel Winnik
- Blackhawks' Patrick Kane out 6-10 weeks due to upper-body injury
- Wild bolster depth with acquisition of Sean Bergenheim from Panthers
- Islanders grant defenseman Nick Leddy seven-year extension
- Knee injury sidelines Bruins center David Krejci for 4-6 weeks
- Senators defenseman Jared Cowen handed three-game ban for interference
- Canucks goalie Ryan Miller collides with teammate, suffers lower-body injury
- Seasoned goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov waived by Ducks
- Michael Del Zotto's late goal lifts Flyers over Capitals
- Center David Krejci not in Bruins lineup against Blackhawks due to injury
- Gaborik nets winning goal as Kings edge Sharks in outdoor game
- Capitals prevail as Holtby clamps down on Isles in shootout
- Jakub Voracek, Wayne Simmonds lift Flyers past Predators in shootout
- Minor issues found with Levi's Stadium ice before outdoor Kings-Sharks tilt
- Ryan Getzlaf nets go-ahead goal as Ducks trample Flames
- Bruins' Kevan Miller placed on IR, forward Brian Ferlin recalled from AHL
- Flyers extend Nick Schultz for two years
- Jets may miss injured Mathieu Perreault for rest of regular season
- Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov slapped with a four-game suspension
Kings shore up for playoffs with addition of defenseman Andrej Sekera
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:35:47 +0000
Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E Sports) - The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes, who in turn will receive a conditional first-round pick and prospect Roland McKeown .
Sekera has two goals and 17 assists in 57 games this season and recorded a career-high 44 points last season.
The trade is meant to fortify the Kings for another Stanley Cup run and they were willing to give up two assets for Sekera who would be an unrestricted free agent this summer
Kings general manager Dean Lombardi said that with his team's eight-game winning streak the players deserve the best chance to repeat and that "it's almost like" he owes it to them.'
The Hurricanes could get the pick this year if the Kings make the playoffs. If not, the Hurricanes will receive the team's 2016 first-round pick instead.