Capitals acquire DJ King from the St. Louis Blues

Late this afternoon Andy Strickland broke the news that the Washington Capitals traded prospect (and RtR BFF) Stefan Della Rovere for Left Winger tough guy DJ King, answering a question we pitted sometime last month. Here’s what we’ve been able to gather about the newest Cap:

  • King was selected in the 6th round, 190th overall, by the St. Louis Blues in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft
  • He has played in 101 Career NHL games, all with the Blues and has notched 4 goals and 9 points, while accumulating 185 PIM
  • Checking the tale of the tape, King tips the scales at 6′ 3″, 230 pounds
  • King signed a two-year extension before the trade
  • And then there’s this: