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Paul Stastny Traded To Winnipeg

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired a conditional first round pick in 2018, a conditional fourth round pick in 2020 and forward Erik Foley from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Paul Stastny.

Foley, 20, was drafted 78th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in 2015. The 6-foot, 185-pound forward has dressed in 32 games for Providence College this season, posting 34 points (15 goals, 19 assists) and 14 penalty minutes. Overall, the Mansfield, Massachusetts native has collected 87 points (37 goals, 50 assists) in 104 career games for Providence.

added 12:27pm, Winnipeg release is below...

The Winnipeg Jets announced today that they have acquired forward Paul Stastny from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a first-round draft pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, forward Erik Foley and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

Stastny, 32, has played 63 games for the Blues this season and has 40 points (12G, 28A). The Quebec City, Quebec native has played 805 career games for St. Louis and the Colorado Avalanche, recording 633 points (216G, 417A) and 380 penalty minutes. Stastny has also played in 55 career playoff games, scoring 14 goals and adding 21 assists for 35 points. He was selected to the 2007 NHL All-Rookie Team and played in the 2008 and 2011 NHL All-Star Games. Internationally, Stastny represented the USA at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics and 2007, 2012 and 2013 World Championships.

Stastny was drafted by the Avalanche in the second round (44th overall) in the 2005 NHL Draft.

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Paul's avatar

Blues retain 50% of his salary.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 02/26/18 at 01:19 PM ET

HaHasek's avatar

Nice pick-up by the Jets, gives them even more depth.

Posted by HaHasek on 02/26/18 at 02:27 PM ET

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