|Matt Marquardt had 164 points in 203 games with the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL. (photo: Getty Images)
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Matt Marquardt from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenceman Cody Wild.
Marquardt, 22, has appeared in 42 games with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League this season recording one goal and nine assists.
Last season the 6’3”, 229lb left winger played in 71 games with the Providence Bruins and had 22 points (9G, 13A). He played junior hockey with the Moncton Wildcats and Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the QMJHL collecting 164 points in 203 games. Marquardt was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 7th round, 194th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, TELUS, Cenovus Energy and Ford.