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Devils acquire forward Loktionov from Kings for 2013 pick

TSN.ca Staff

2/6/2013 5:54:33 PM

The New Jersey Devils have acquired forward Andrei Loktionov from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.

The 22-year-old Loktionov has played in 59 career NHL games, all with the Kings, recording seven goals and seven assists.

This season, Loktionov has appeared in 37 games for the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, recording seven goals and 15 assists.

The native of Voskresensk, Russia was drafted by the Kings in the fifth round (123rd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.