LA Kings Assign Defenseman Derek Forbort to Reign

Oct 29, 2015

The Ontario Reign have received defenseman Derek Forbort on assignment from the LA Kings.

Forbort, 23, appeared in two games with the Kings this season, including his first career NHL game on October 16 against Minnesota.

Last season, the Duluth, Minnesota, native registered 15 points (4-11=15) in 67 games with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL and played in 19 postseason contests, adding six assists, to help the Monarchs capture the 2015 Calder Cup Championship.

Currently in his third professional season, Forbort skated for the University of North Dakota for four seasons and was selected by the Kings in the first round (15th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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