VIDEO: Carcillo trade finally completed, Lombardi speaks

Nearly a week after the trade was first announced, Dan Carcillo is finally a member of the LA Kings. GM Dean Lombardi had previously said the deal was contingent upon some medical testing.

With that now behind both parties, the Kings have sent a conditional 2015 draft pick to the Chicago Blackhawks. For now, it’s a sixth-round pick. However, if Carcillo plays in more than 40 regular season games for LA during the 2013-14 campaign, Chicago will get a fifth-rounder instead.

Here’s what Lombardi had to say about the deal…

If you missed the latest LA Kings Media Roundtable, click here now – we debate if Lombardi’s roster style still works in today’s NHL.

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