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Stars, Kings swap US-born prospects on final day of draft

Dallas Stars goalie Jack Campbell (1) stops a shot by the Florida Panthers in the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game, in Sunrise, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. The Dallas Stars have traded goaltender Jack Campbell to the Los Angeles Kings for defenceman Nick Ebert in a swap of American-born prospects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Alan Diaz
June 25, 2016 - 12:48 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Dallas Stars have traded goaltender Jack Campbell to the Los Angeles Kings for defenceman Nick Ebert in a swap of American-born prospects.

The deal reached on the final day of the NHL draft on Saturday gives Dallas more youth in a strong group of young defencemen, led by John Klingberg.

The Stars traded Campbell six years after drafting him 11th overall when the Michigan native was 18. He appeared in one game for Dallas in October 2013. He had a 56-43-10 record with a 2.73 goals-against average in 122 regular-season games with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.

The 22-year-old Ebert appeared in 44 games for Ontario in the AHL, getting 12 points (two goals, 10 assists).

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