Leafs acquire forward Kozun in deal with Kings

Kozun has 10 goals, 19 assists and a plus-one rating in 43 games for L.A.’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, this season. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
January 22, 2014, 7:06 PM

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Brandon Kozun from the Los Angeles Kings’ AHL farm club in Manchester on Wednesday for forward Andrew Crescenzi.

Kozun was drafted by the Kings in the sixth-round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, and has seen action with the Monarchs in each of the past four seasons, including 43 games this season, where had 10 goals and 19 assists.

Crescenzi had a goal and an assist, along with 33 penalty minutes in 32 games this season with the Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate the Toronto Marlies. Crescenzi played parts of the last three seasons with the Marlies. The Thornhill, Ont., native was signed by the Maple Leafs as a free agent on Sept. 24, 2010.

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