BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has acquired Stanislav Chistov from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for the third round draft pick in either the 2007 or 2008 NHL Entry Draft that the club acquired along with Paul Mara on June 26, 2006 from the Phoenix Coyotes.
Chistov, a 23-year-old left winger, has played one game for the Ducks this season, and three with Portland (AHL) while on a conditioning stint.
The Chelyabinsk, Russia native spent last season playing in the Russian Super League, scoring 11 goals and tallying 21 assists in 47 games with Metallurg Magnitogorsk. Prior to his time in the Russian Super League, Chistov played the 2002-03 season (79 games, 12-18=30) and 2003-04 season (56 games, 2-16=18) with the Ducks. He spent the 2004-2005 season with Cincinnati (AHL) scoring 15 goals and registering 23 assists in 79 games.
The Boston Bruins are back in action on Wednesday when they square off with the Capitals in Washington, D.C. at 7:00 p.m. The game can be seen live on NESN and heard on WBZ 1030 AM. The Bruins return home to the TD Banknorth Garden a day later when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:00 p.m.
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