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by Paul on 06/17/10 at 04:54 PM ET
RDS (not translated) is reporting that Halak has been traded to the Blues.
added 2:56pm, Translation now available,
The Canadiens finally traded Jaroslav Halak according to the St. Louis Blues that RDS has learned. For the moment, it is unclear what the Canadiens will get in return.
added 3:02pm, via a Bob McKenzie tweet,
Halak to the St. Louis Blues. Done deal.
added 3:09pm, via Pierre LeBrun tweet,
Habs get Eller and Schultz in return from Blues
added 3:15pm, a Nick Kypreos tweet,
I also hear that Blues made deal without talking contract with Halak so don’t expect any new big immediate announcement on that front.
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced Thursday the club has acquired goaltender Jaroslav Halak from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forwards Lars Eller and Ian Schultz.
“Jaroslav’s play in this year’s regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs was remarkable,” said Davidson. “He has had very impressive numbers in the NHL and we are thrilled that he will be wearing the Bluenote for us.”
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