EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers traded goaltender Mathieu Garon to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in exchange for netminder Dany Sabourin, forward Ryan Stone and a fourth-round pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft.
Garon, 31, has a 6-8-0 record this season along with a 3.17 goals-against average and .895 save percentage. He made 37 saves in the Oilers' 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.
Sabourin, 28, is 6-8-2 this season with a 2.85 GAA and .898 save percentage. Stone, 23, has 28 points (9-19) and 53 penalty minutes in 38 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the American Hockey League.
"Addressing our goaltending situation was a high priority for us and moving forward, we believe we've accomplished that as well as acquiring some valuable assets for our organization," Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini said in a statement.
Garon, a native of Chandler, Que., has played parts of eight seasons with Edmonton, the Montreal Canadiens and the Los Angeles Kings. In 199 career NHL appearances, he has a 91-82-13 record, .904 save percentage and 2.84 GAA.
Sabourin, a native of Val d'Or, Que., has played parts of four seasons with the Penguins, Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks. In 57 career NHL games, he has an 18-25-4 career record with a 2.88 GAA and .898 save percentage.
Stone, a Calgary native, has one assist and seven penalty minutes in eight career NHL games.