NHL News article Kings acquired defenseman Erik Cole from the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman DeBoers Erik Cole and a 2017 first-round pick on Monday.

Cole, 28, has appeared in one game with the Kings this season, recording one assist and one penalty.

The Kings signed Cole to a one-year, $1.2 million contract in the summer of 2018.

Cole has appeared three times in the NHL this season and has recorded six goals and 28 assists for 52 points.