February 26, 2013 1:11 pm

Gagne to Philly; conditional pick to L.A.

I’ll update this as the afternoon progresses, but the Kings have sent Simon Gagne to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a conditional draft pick at the 2013 NHL Draft. Dean Lombardi is expected to chat in roughly an hour and a half, and I’ll have more info on the blog at that point.

Gagne had five assists in 11 games for the Kings this season and had been scratched in four consecutive games.

Kings press release: Kings Acquire Conditional Pick In 2013 NHL Draft From Philadelphia In Exchange For Simon Gagne

UPDATE: 1:14 pm – The Flyers website reports the draft pick as a conditional fourth round pick.

UPDATE: 1:30 pmAccording to multiple sources, the condition on the draft pick is that it becomes a third-round pick if the Flyers make the playoffs.

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