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Blue Jackets acquire Atlanta center Jason Williams

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Jason Williams from the Atlanta Thrashers for defenseman Clay Wilson and their sixth-round pick in the 2009 draft.

Columbus General Manager Scott Howson announced the trade Wednesday. The Blue Jackets had received the sixth-round pick a year ago when they traded Jody Shelley to San Jose.

Williams has seven goals and 11 assists in 41 games with Atlanta this season.

The 28-year-old Ontario native has played 337 games in the NHL for Atlanta, Chicago and Detroit.

He helped the Red Wings win the 2002 Stanley Cup championship.

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