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Wild Acquires 2nd Round Pick for Belanger

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a second-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for center Eric Belanger.

Belanger, 32 (12/16/77), has posted 35 points (13-22=35) in 60 games this season, while ranking seventh in the NHL with a 57.6 faceoff percentage. The 5-foot-11, 187-pound native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, has recorded 293 points (119-174=293) in 617 NHL games in nine NHL seasons with Los Angeles, Carolina, Atlanta and Minnesota.

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