The LA Kings have signed forward Austin Wagner to a three-year entry-level contract, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 19-year-old Wagner (born June 23, 1997) is a 6-1, 185-pound native of Calgary, Alberta who has appeared in 56 games this season with the Regina Pats (WHL), posting 58 points (28-30=58), a plus-42 rating and 83 penalty minutes.
A fourth-round (99th overall) selection of the Kings at the 2015 NHL Draft, Wagner has appeared in 230 games over five seasons with Regina, recording 161 points (77-84=161), a plus-87 rating and 238 penalty minutes. Regina currently leads the Eastern Conference with nine games remaining in the regular season.
(with files from the LA Kings)