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Penguins acquire defenceman Wozniewski from Blues for blue-liner Richmond

Wednesday, 03.04.2009 / 1:08 PM / News

The Canadian Press

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues sent Andy Wozniewski to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday in exchange for fellow defenceman Danny Richmond.

Richmond has 17 points (3-14) in 55 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League this season. Wozniewski has 17 points (1-16) in 56 games for Peoria.

He also played one game with the Blues and did not record a point.

The Penguins also assigned forward Bill Thomas to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

He has three points (2-1) in 16 games with Pittsburgh this season.

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