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Kings acquire Jeff Halpern for Teddy Purcell, report says

March 3, 2010 | 10:59 am

Jeff The Kings won't confirm it, but Canada's TSN network is reporting that they have acquired veteran center Jeff Halpern from Tampa Bay for Teddy Purcell and a third-round pick that the Kings previously acquired from Florida.

Halpern, 33, is a solid guy and good penalty killer who is earning $2 million this year and is eligible for unrestricted free agency July 1.

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-- Helene Elliott

Photo: Jeff Halpern. Credit: Chris O'Meara / Associated Press