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Boston Bruins Acquire 5th Round Pick in 2007 NHL Entry Draft in Exchange for Center Yan Stastny

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA -- Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has acquired the St. Louis Blues’ fifth round selection in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for center Yan Stastny.

Stastny, a 24-year-old center, was in his second season with the Bruins after being acquired along with Marty Reasoner and a 2006 second round draft pick (Milan Lucic) for Sergei Samsonov on March 9, 2006. He has played in 21 games for the Bruins this season, tallying two assists.

This season, Stastny has played in eleven games with Providence, where he has scored three goals and tallied five assists.

The Black and Gold return to action tomorrow night when they travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres at 7:00 p.m. ET. The Bruins then return home to the TD Banknorth Garden to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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