With the Los Angeles Kings floundering in the standings, this year’s trade deadline could be an important one for GM Dean Lombardi and the team.
Lombardi’s job may be on the line if he fails to get the Kings into the playoffs this season, so you can bet he will do whatever he can to add some firepower to his lineup.
The Kings currently rank dead last in the NHL in goals for and if that does not change under new head coach Darryl Sutter, changes will need to be made to make a push for the playoffs.
Let’s look at four players who could help the Kings move into a playoff spot.
The following trade scenarios are not based on any internet rumors; they are just possible trade targets that could help the Kings.