Sammy Fagemo has been claimed on waivers by the Nashville Predators.
In exchange, the Kings received $41,250 in compensation.
Originally selected by Los Angeles in the second round of the 2019 NHL Draft, Fagemo made his Kings debut during the 2021-22 NHL season. In total, he had played 13 games with the big club, along with 151 games as a member of AHL Ontario.
The 23-year-old Swedish forward became caught in a roster crunch this month, which eventually saw him go on waivers yesterday. More on that situation — and several more pending decisions to come — were reviewed in the articles linked below.
Fellow prospects Akil Thomas and Jacob Moverare both cleared waivers and will join the Reign for training camp.
LAK Todd McLellan on losing Sammy Fagemo to NSH waiver claim:
"You never want to lose good players and Sam is a really good player. But it's also a sign that the organization has done a pretty good job of building up the talent pool. "
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