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Phoenix/Columbus Trade - Klesla to Phoenix

From Nick Kypreos on Sportsnet TV: Rusty Klesla to Phoenix for Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto.

Update 12:53pm ET: Confirmed also by Bob McKenzie via Twitter and on air at TSN

Update 1:17pm ET: Press Release from Phoenix—

(GLENDALE, ARIZONA) -- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have acquired defenseman Rostislav Klesla (RAHS-tih-slav, KLEHS-luh) and forward Dane Byers from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Scottie Upshall and defenseman Sami Lepisto.

 

 

Filed in: NHL Teams, d, Columbus Blue Jackets, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: rostislav+klesla, sami+lepisto, scottie+upshall

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HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

doesn’t make sense to me..

Upshall played with RJ in Philly so that’s good.

maybe Klesla will actually get a chance to shine without all the expectation and disappointment he’s leaving behind here.

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 02/28/11 at 03:31 PM ET

SYF's avatar

CBJ looking a little bit like the Flyers with Umberger and now Upshall in the lineup.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 02/28/11 at 03:50 PM ET

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