Preds and Oilers Deal as Do the Kings and Oilers 1/15/14
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have traded forward Matt Hendricks to Edmonton for goaltender Devan Dubnyk (DEH'-vuhn DOOB'-nihk). With the move, the Predators get rid of the four-year contract they signed Hendricks to last July for $7.4 million. The 32 year old played in 44 games for Nashville this season but had only four points.
The 6-foot-6 Dubnyk is 11-17-2 this season for the Oilers, and ranks fourth in the NHL in goals allowed with 94 in 32 games.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings have traded backup goalie Ben Scrivens to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a third-round pick in the upcoming draft. In his only season with L.A. Scrivens went 7-5-4 over 19 appearances. He came from Toronto last summer in a deal including goalie Jonathan Bernier (burn-YAY').