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SHARKS ACQUIRE F TRAVIS MOEN AND D KENT HUSKINS FROM THE ANAHEIM DUCKS


SAN JOSE –
San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has acquired forward Travis Moen and defenseman Kent Huskins from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for goaltender Timo Pielmeier, center Nick Bonino and a conditional fourth round draft selection.

Moen
Moen, originally selected by Calgary in the fifth round (155th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, has spent the last four seasons with the Anaheim Ducks, where he won a Stanley Cup in 2006-07. He also played with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2003-04.

“These two players understand that the team comes first,” said Wilson. “They have both won a Stanley Cup and will be great additions to our club, without cannibalizing any of our current player’s roles.”

This season with Anaheim, Moen has posted 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and 77 penalty minutes in 66 games.

In 343 NHL games, he has tallied 51 points (26 goals, 25 assists) along with 473 penalty minutes.

Huskins
Huskins has spent parts of the past three seasons with the Anaheim Ducks, including playing in 21 games during their 2006-07 playoff run that culminated in a Stanley Cup Championship.

This season, he has posted six points (two goals, four assists) in 33 games with the Ducks. In 142 NHL games, he has registered 28 points (six goals, 22 assists), 100 penalty minutes and a +26 rating.

Pielmeier was selected by San Jose in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. This season in 41 games with Shawinigan (QMJHL), he has posted a 29-9-0 record with a 2.62 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage.

Bonino was originally picked by San Jose in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. In his second season with Boston University (Hockey East), Bonino has 37 points (13 goals, 24 assists).



SHARKS ACQUIRE A SIXTH ROUND SELECTION IN 2009 FROM THE PHILADLEPHIA FLYERS IN EXCHANGE FOR DEFENSEMAN KYLE McLAREN


McLaren
San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has acquired a sixth round selection in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for defenseman Kyle McLaren.

McLaren has spent the 2008-09 season with the Worcester Sharks, where he posted six points (six assists), 17 penalty minutes and a +2 rating in 17 games.

“Kyle has been nothing but professional throughout this whole process and we wish him and his family all the best,” said Wilson.

In 302 career games with San Jose, he posted 83 points (12 goals, 71 assists) with 301 penalty minutes and a +19 rating.



SHARKS REASSIGN FORWARD LUKAS KASPAR TO WORCESTER

Kaspar
San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned forward Lukas Kaspar to the Worcester Sharks, San Jose’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.

Kaspar has played in 13 games with San Jose posting four points (two goals, two assists) and eight penalty minutes.

With Worcester, he is second in scoring with 39 points (14 goals, 25 assists) in 49 games, along with a +11 rating and 28 penalty minutes.

He was originally selected by San Jose in the first round (22nd overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.


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