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Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning

By on June 13, 2018

The Los Angeles Kings added a reliable veteran to back-up Jonathan Quick.

The team announced Wednesday that they have acquired goalie Peter Budaj from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for winger Andy Andreoff.

Budaj, who previously played for the Kings for parts of the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons, posted a 3-3-1 record with a 3.77 goals-against average and .876 save percentage in eight games last season.

Andreoff, who was selected by the Kings in the third round of the 2011 NHL Draft, registered three goals, six assists and a minus-6 rating in 45 games in 2017/18.

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