Arvidsson traded to Kings by Predators for two NHL Draft picks


Viktor Arvidsson was traded to the Los Angeles Kings by the Nashville Predators on Thursday for two NHL Draft picks.

Nashville received a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft and a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft for the 28-year-old forward.


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Arvidsson scored 25 points (10 goals, 15 assists) in 50 games this season. He did not play the final five games because of an upper-body injury and returned to play the first two games of a six-game loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup First Round.

He scored 61 points in back-to-back seasons (2016-18), then scored an NHL career-high 34 goals in 58 games in 2018-19. That was followed by 53 points (25 goals, 28 assists) in 107 games the past two seasons.

Selected by Nashville in the fourth round (No. 112) in the 2014 NHL Draft, Arvidsson has scored 239 points (127 goals, 112 assists) in 385 games, and 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) in 61 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

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