Kings Trades That Didn't Suck
1971 - Kings trade Denis DeJordy, Dale Hoganson, Noel Price and Doug Robinson to the Montreal Canadiens for Rogie Vachon.
1975 - Kings trade Terry Harper, Dan Maloney and a second round pick (Jim Roberts) to the Detroit Red Wings for Bart Crashley and the rights to Marcel Dionne.
1988 - Kings trade Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, their '89 first round pick (Jason Miller), '91 first round pick (Martin Rucinsky), '93 first round pick (Nick Stajduhar), and $15MM cash to the Edmonton Oilers for Wayne Gretzky, Mike Krushelnyski and Marty McSorley.
1989 - Kings trade Mark Fitzpatrick, Wayne McBean and future considerations (Doug Crossman) to the Islanders for Kelly Hrudey.
1990 - Kings trade Bernie Nicholls to the Rangers for Tony Granato and Tomas Sandstrom.
1991 - Kings trade Mikko Makela to the Buffalo Sabres for Mike Donnelly.
1991 - Kings trade Randy Gilhen to the Rangers for Corey Millen.
1994 - Kings trade Doug Houda to Buffalo for Sean O'Donnell.
1995 - Kings trade first round pick (Alexandre Volchkov), 1996 fourth round pick (Justin Davis) to the Capitals for Byron Dafoe and Dmitri Khristich.
1996 - Kings trade Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri and Shane Churla to the Rangers for Mattias Norstrom, Ray Ferraro, Ian Laperriere, Nathan Lafayette and fourth round pick (Sean Blanchard).
1999 - Kings trade Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron and a first round pick (Taylor Pyatt) to the New York Islanders for Ziggy Palffy, Bryan Smolinski, Marcel Cousineau and a fourth round pick (Daniel Johansson).
2000 - Kings send two fifth round picks to the Senators to trade up to the fourth round and select Lubomir Visnovsky.
2001 - Kings trade Rob Blake and Steve Reinprecht to the Colorado Avalanche for Adam Deadmarsh, Aaron Miller, Jared Aulin, a first round pick in 2001 and 2003 (Dave Steckel and Brian Boyle).
2001 Kings trade Aki Berg to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Adam Mair and a second round pick (Mike Cammalleri).
2002 - Kings trade Brian Smolinski to the Ottawa Senators for Tim Gleason.
2006 - Kings trade Tim Gleason and Eric Belanger to the Carolina Hurricanes for Jack Johnson.
2007 - Kings trade Brent Sopel to the Vancouver Canucks for a second round pick (Wayne Simmonds) and a fourth round pick (Justin Jokinen).
2008 - Kings trade Lubomir Visnovsky to the Oilers for Jarret Stoll and Matt Greene.
2009 - Kings trade Patrick O'Sullivan and a second round pick (Brian Dumoulin) in a three-way trade with Edmonton and Carolina which brings Justin Williams to the Kings, while Erik Cole goes to Carolina and O'Sullivan to the Oilers.
2009 - Kings trade Kyle Quincey and Tom Preissing to the Avalanche for Ryan Smyth.