Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi confirmed to the Mayor’s Manor that he plans to sign UND junior defenseman Derek Forbort this week.
It’s no surprise that the Kings want Forbort now; if he stays for his senior year, he would have the option of becoming a free agent. The Kings don’t want to lose him.
Forbort tallied four goals and 17 points for UND as a junior.
The Kings drafted Forbort in the first round.