The Los Angeles Kings have sent down Austin Wagner and Sean Walker to the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. The transactions were made by the Kings on October 31, with the expectation that Jonny Brodzinski is returning to the Kings in the very near future after suffering a shoulder injury.
Wagner played seven games during his call-up with the Kings in 2018-19 and had zero points. He was a -5 with two penalty minutes, eight shots on goal, one blocked shot, 15 hits and one takeaway. Last season with the Reign, Wagner had 10 goals and seven assists for 17 points, 62 penalty minutes and was a -4. He also played three games for the Reign in their first-round Calder Cup Playoff series against the Texas Stars.
Walker played three games for the Kings in October and had one assist for one point. His assist came in the Kings' 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars on Oct. 23. Walker helped set up a goal by Tyler Toffoli at 17:09 of the second period, which pulled the Kings to within one goal at the time.
Walker has already played seven games with the Reign in 2018-2019. He has three goals and three assists for six points, two penalty minutes and was a +1. In 2017-18, Walker played 64 games with the Reign and had seven goals and 21 assists for 28 points, 59 penalty minutes and was a +17. He added one goal and one assist for two points in four Calder Cup playoff games with the Reign.
Wagner was originally, the Kings fourth-round draft pick, 99th overall, in the 2015 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Walker meanwhile signed a two year entry level contract with the Kings on July 3 after signing a one year contract with the Reign last season.
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