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Kings, Ducks each claim four as draft ends; Kings trade for goalie Campbell

Kings, Ducks each claim four as draft ends; Kings trade for goalie Campbell

The NHL draft concluded Saturday in Buffalo, N.Y., with the second through seventh rounds, with the Ducks and Kings each choosing four players. In addition, the Kings acquired goaltending depth by getting restricted free agent Jack Campbell from Dallas for minor-league defenseman Nick Ebert, and they signed forward Trevor Lewis to a four-year extension. Lewis’ new deal is four years at $8 million, an average annual value of $2 million.

According to the NHL, 211 players from 12 countries were chosen over two days. Canada had 89 selections, followed by the U.S. (52), Sweden (25), Russia (17), Finland (14), Czech Republic (4), Denmark (3), Switzerland (2) and one each from...

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