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by Alanah McGinley on 07/04/08 at 05:48 PM ET
From Phil Coffey at NHL.com:
The Buffalo Sabres acquired veteran defenseman Craig Rivet from the San Jose Sharks on Friday.
The Sharks sent the 33-year-old veteran and a seventh-round selection in the 2010 Entry Draft to the Sabres in exchange for second-round selections in the 2009 and 2010 Drafts.
Rivet will help the Sabres replace Dmitri Kalinin, who signed with the New York Rangers on Thursday.
Update 5:10pm ET: Comment from Sabres GM Darcy Regier, via press release—
“We are very excited to add such a quality veteran player to our roster. He is a great character player that will provide our club added leadership and experience.”
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