The Kings, who bought Hagelin for Tanner Pearson in November, get a 2019 third-spherical choose and a 2020 conditional sixth-spherical assortment from Washington.
Hagelin, who has struggled with two ambitions and 8 points this season, is in the remaining 12 months of a 4-12 months, $16 million deal.
“We are happy to welcome Carl to our firm,” Capitals normal manager Brian MacLellan explained. “We felt this trade permits us to include depth up front and gives us with a veteran participant with a large quantity of velocity to assistance us on the penalty kill.”
There ended up hints that the defending winner Capitals would make a shift when they waived Devante Smith-Pelly Wednesday. Coach Todd Reirden explained the team had originally prepared to waive Dmitrij Jaskin but modified their head in anticipation of Monday’s trade deadline.
The 30-12 months-aged Hagelin has 90 ambitions and 230 points in 526 NHL game titles with the Rangers, Ducks, Penguins and Kings. He was aspect of the Penguins’ back-to-back Stanley Cup wins in 2016 and ’17.
The Kings, who have misplaced 5 in a row to fall to the worst file in the league, now have 10 picks in the approaching draft.