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Brad Staubitz claimed off waivers

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL (February 27, 2012) – Montreal Canadiens general manager, Pierre Gauthier, announced today that forward Brad Staubitz was claimed off NHL waivers from the Minnesota Wild.
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Staubitz, 27, is currently in his fourth season in the NHL, his second as a member of the Minnesota Wild. He began his career with the San Jose Sharks in 2008-09, scoring four goals and five assists in 72 games and serving 186 penalty minutes. Traded to the Wild in 2010, Staubitz played a total of 114 games with Minnesota recording nine points and 246 penalty minutes. In 2011-12, the 6-foot-1, 215-pound forward took part in 43 games with the Wild.

A native of Bright’s Grove, Ontario, Staubitz played four seasons in the OHL suiting up with Sault Ste. Marie and the Ottawa 67’s recording a total of 61 points and 483 penalty minutes in 236 games.

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