Kings ship Westgarth to Carolina for Stewart, picks

BY foxsports • January 13, 2013

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have acquired forward Anthony
Stewart from the Carolina Hurricanes along with their fourth-round
selection in the 2013 NHL Draft and their sixth-round selection in the
2014 NHL Draft in exchange for forward Kevin Westgarth, Kings
President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced on Sunday.
 
Stewart,
28, has played in 262 career NHL games with the Hurricanes, Atlanta
Thrashers and Florida Panthers.  He has recorded 71 points (7-44=71) and
123 penalty minutes.
 
A 6-3, 230-pound native of La Salle,
Quebec, Stewart last year played in 77 games for Carolina and he
recorded 11 points (6-5=11).  The previous season he recorded a
career-high 14 goals with the Thrashers.
 
He was originally selected by the Panthers in the first-round (25th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
 
Westgarth
has played in 90 regular season games with the Kings dating back to the
2008-09 season.  Last year he played in 25 regular season games and had
two points (1-1=2). 


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