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Kings trade goalie Ben Scrivens to Oilers for third-round pick

Kings trade goalie Ben Scrivens to Oilers for third-round pick

Faced with an oversupply of good goaltenders, the Kings on Wednesday traded Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers for a third-round pick in this year's entry draft. The move, announced after the team practiced at El Segundo, wasn't surprising because of Jonathan Quick's return to top form after a groin strain and the emergence of rookie Martin Jones as a capable NHL goalie. Jones was recalled from Manchester (N.H.) of the American Hockey League and was expected to meet the Kings in St. Louis for the start of their four-game trip. The Kings are also expected to call up forward Linden Vey. Scrivens, who can become an unrestricted free agent this summer, is from Spruce Grove,...

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