by Paul on 11/21/10 at 02:58 PM ET
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired left wing Patrick Maroon and right wing David Laliberte from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Danny Syvret and center Rob Bordson.
Laliberte, 24 (3/17/86), has appeared in 18 games with the Adirondack Phantoms (Philadelphia’s American Hockey League affiliate) this season, scoring 2-6=8 points with 20 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-1, 198-pound right wing played in 11 NHL games (2-1=3 points) and one Stanley Cup playoff game (scoreless) last season with the Flyers. Laliberte scored a goal in his first NHL game on Oct. 30, 2009 vs. Carolina.
A native of St. Liboire, Quebec, Laliberte, was drafted by the Flyers in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) from 2002-07 before making his AHL debut with the Phantoms in 2007-08. He scored 50 goals (50-48=98) in 68 games with Prince Edward Island (QMJHL) in 2006-07.
Maroon, 22 (4/23/88), has played in nine games with the Phantoms this season, scoring 5-3=8 points with 30 PIM. The 6-4, 225-pound left wing scored 11-33=44 points with 125 PIM in 2009-10 with Adirondack.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Maroon was drafted by the Flyers in the sixth round (161st overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) in 2007-08, scoring 35-55=90 points in 64 games.
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