According to reports on Tuesday night, the LA Kings have acquired veteran defenseman Dion Phaneuf in a four-player deal with the Ottawa Senators.
Phaneuf and Thompson for Gaborik and Shore. Sens retain 25% of Phaneuf salary.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) February 14, 2018
Phaneuf, who will turn 33 on April 10, has 16 points in 52 games with the Sens this season. His contract carries a $7M cap hit for three more seasons after the 2017-18 campaign.
Nate Thompson, 33, has 11 points in 43 games this season for Ottawa. His contract has a $1.65M cap hit and expires after the 2018-19 season.
Marian Gaborik, who turns 36 on Wednesday, has seven goals and seven assists in 30 games for the Kings this season. His contract carries a $4.875 cap hit thru the 2020-21 season.
And Nick Shore, 25, has 15 points in 49 games for the Kings this season. He is a restricted free agent after this season.