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Khabibulin to the Kings?

From Rich Hammond of the L.A. Daily News:

There are strong rumblings about the Kings trading for Chicago goalie Nikolai Khabibulin. As of about 15 minutes ago, the Kings weren’t confirming anything…

Read Hammond’s story here.

Khabibulin only has a year left on his deal and the Kings need a stop-gap until Jonathan Bernier is ready to take over in between the pipes. The fact that Khabby’s salary is $6.75 million is not that terrible because the Kings need to get to the salary floor.