The Buffalo Sabres have sent defenseman Robyn Regehr to the Los Angeles Kings in
a trade on April 1, contingent upon Regher passing a medical examination.
Photo courtesy National Hockey League
EL SEGUNDO, CA — In a two-days-before-the-trade-deadline deal, the Los Angeles Kings
moved to shore up their blue line corps, which has been missing stalwart, stay-at-home defensemen Willie Mitchell
all season, and Matt Greene
for all but one game, by acquiring veteran, stay-at-home defenseman Robyn Regehr
from the Buffalo Sabres
In exchange, the Sabres will receive two second round picks in the National Hockey League Draft, one in 2014 and another in 2015. The trade is contingent upon Regehr passing a medical examination.
The Kings also announced that left wing Dustin Penner has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to March 31, due to a lower body injury, a move that opens a roster spot for Regehr, for the time being.
Regehr, 32, has tallied two assists with 21 penalty minutes and a -4 plus/minus rating in 29 games with the Sabres this season. His best season, in terms of offensive numbers, was in 2005-06 with the Calgary Flames, when he scored six goals and added twenty assists for 26 points in 68 regular season games.
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