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Detroit Trades The Rights To Brad Stuart To San Jose

Detroit, MI... Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland today announced that the club has traded the rights for defenseman Brad Stuart to the San Jose Sharks. In return, the Red Wings received a conditional seventh round pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft and forward Andrew Murray from the Sharks.

Both Stuart and Murray are set to become unrestricted free agents on July 1. Originally San Jose’s first round selection (3rd overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Stuart played five seasons for the Red Wings. He was acquired by Detroit from the Los Angeles Kings on February 26, 2008 for the Wings second round pick in 2008 and fourth round pick in 2009.

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Even though this was expected, let me just say…fuc*.

Posted by godblender on 06/10/12 at 06:10 PM ET

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The Malik Report has and will have more information on the trade.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/10/12 at 06:16 PM ET

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No matter how many times I’ve read this and TMR’s updates, Paul, it still sucks to see the Wings go from one of the most dangerous bluelines in the NHL to a middle of the pack corps.

Yeah, it’s gonna be a loooong year.

Posted by SYF from Zata's Epic Viking Beard on 06/11/12 at 03:11 PM ET

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