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Just because there are no Ducks games until Wednesday does not mean that Anaheim is spending time sleeping.  In a move that should come as no surprise, the Ducks traded away defenseman Kurtis Foster and minor league goaltender Timo Pielmeier to the New Jersey Devils.   Foster had spent a good chunk of time as a healthy scratch after recovering from surgery to remove a wire from his thigh.  The quirky injury prevented Foster from participating in training camp and once recovered, he never really made a solid impression, playing in only nine games for Anaheim. The Ducks had recalled Nate Guenin from Syracuse and Guenin has been getting the ice time since.  With Lubomir Visnovsky getting ready to come back from having broken his finger, Foster was becoming more and more obsolete.  Not to mention expensive with a $1.8 million contract.“It wasn’t going to work out,” said GM Bob Murray. “Vish is coming back. It was just time to move him on and [he can] get an opportunity. "Pielmeier...
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