NHL Trade Rumors: 10 Best Forward Options for the LA Kings

Making a push to be counted amongst the most serious Stanley Cup contenders, The LA Kings have remained on the market for a top scoring winger ever since coming up short in the Ilya Kovalchuk 
sweepstakes last summer. After Kovalchuk signed a 15-year deal in New Jersey that GM Dean Lombardi deemed too rich, he instead signed enigmatic winger Alexei Ponikarovsky, who has been quiet and inconsistent in the first third of the season. 

The Kings are therefore still looking for a speedy winger to play on the top line with franchise star center Anze Kopitar, particularly on the left side. Here is a look at some of the forwards around the league that may or may not be available for a trade, who the Kings might be taking a closer look at.

Begin Slideshow


About the Author