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by Paul on 06/30/13 at 11:33 AM ET
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and the rights to restricted free agent forward Benn Ferriero from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Justin Falk.
Ferriero, 26 (4/29/87), recorded one assist in four games with the New York Rangers in 2012-13 and recorded 30 points (8-22=30) in 57 American Hockey League (AHL) contests with Connecticut and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Falk, 24 (10/11/88), collected three assists and 40 penalty minutes (PIM) in 36 regular season games with the Wild in 2012-13 and appeared in four playoff contests. He compiled 15 points (1-14=15) and 100 penalty minutes (PIM) in 108 career NHL games with Minnesota. Falk was originally selected by the Wild in the fourth-round (No. 110 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
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