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by Paul on 12/15/06 at 02:56 PM ET
MONTREAL (December 15, 2006) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today the acquisition of defenseman Mathieu Biron from the San Jose Sharks, in return for defenseman Patrick Traverse.
Biron, 26, has played six full seasons in the National Hockey League with the New York Islanders (1999 to 2001), the Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-02), the Florida Panthers (2002-04) and the Washington Capitals (2005-06). In 253 career regular season games, the 6’6’’, 230-pound defenseman scored 12 goals and added 32 assists for a total of 44 points, with 177 penalty minutes.
Mathieu Biron will report to the Hamilton Bulldogs today.
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