Kings Trade Drewiske
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles Kings, the primary affiliate of the Manchester Monarchs, have acquired a fifth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Davis Drewiske, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
Drewiske, 28, has played in 20 games with the Kings this season, recording four points (1-3=4), 14 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound native of Hudson, Wisconsin has played in 126 career NHL games (all with the Kings), recording 22 points (4-18=22) and 67 penalty minutes. Drewiske was originally signed by the Kings as a free agent on April 1, 2008.
Drewiske appeared in 66 games for the Monarchs between 2007-09 tallying a goal and 13 assists for 14 points and 101 penalty minutes.
The Monarchs return home to take on the Portland Pirates at the Verizon Wireless Arena for the 12th and final VIP Cup match-up of the season on Friday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. Catch all the play-by-play action of Monarchs hockey with Ken Cail on the Monarchs Radio Network WGIR 610 AM, WGIR.com and at www.manchestermonarchs.com, presented by Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.