The Colorado Avalanche acquired forward Taylor Beck from the New York Islanders for forward Marc-Andre Cliche on Monday.
Beck, 24, was second in goals (16) and points (33) in 46 games this season for Bridgeport of the American Hockey League. He had no points and two penalty minutes in two NHL games with the Islanders
In 87 NHL games with the Nashville Predators and Islanders, he has 11 goals and 23 points.
Cliche, 28, had six goals and 19 points in 38 games this season with San Antonio of the AHL. He last played in the NHL last season, when he had two goals and seven points in 74 games with the Avalanche.
In 151 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings and the Avalanche, he has three goals and 14 points.