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Blue Jackets deal Kubalik to Jets for Machacek

Sunday, 03.10.2013 / 2:09 PM / News

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Blue Jackets deal Kubalik to Jets for Machacek
The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded forward Tomas Kubalik to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Spencer Machacek.

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded forward Tomas Kubalik to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Spencer Machacek.

Kubalik, a fifth-round pick by the Blue Jackets in the 2008 NHL Draft, has a goal and four points in 12 career National Hockey League games for Columbus over parts of the past two seasons.

Machacek, a third-round pick in 2007 by Atlanta, has two goals and nine points in 25 career NHL games for the Thrashers and Jets.

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