Kings acquire Jeff Halpern for Teddy Purcell, report says
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