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Wild, Rangers swap Falk, Ferriero

Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 11:12 AM / News

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Wild, Rangers swap Falk, Ferriero
The Minnesota Wild have traded the rights to defenseman Justin Falk to the New York Rangers in exchange for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

The Minnesota Wild have traded the rights to defenseman Justin Falk to the New York Rangers in exchange for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, the teams announced Sunday.

The sixth-round pick was previously acquired by the Rangers in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

In 36 games this season with Minnesota, Falk finished with no goals, three assists, 40 penalty minutes and a minus-9 rating. He had a minus-3 rating and no points during the Wild's five-game first-round Stanley Cup Playoff loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. In parts of four seasons with Minnesota, Falk has one goal and 14 assists with a minus-28 rating in 108 games.

Ferriero appeared in four games with the Rangers this season, with one assist and a plus-1 rating. He scored 14 goals and added eight assists with a plus-22 rating in 92 games across three seasons with the San Jose Sharks.

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