The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Brian Connelly from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for forward Brad Winchester.
The 27-year-old Connelly has played in 50 games this season with the AHL's Iowa Wild, leading the team in points (32) and assists (27). He also ranks second among team defensemen in goals (5).
The 32-year-old Winchester has 16 goals and 14 assists...
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February 26, 2014
Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - With the March 5th NHL trade deadline growing closer and closer the Chicago Blackhawks have made a minor trade with the Minnesota Wild.
The #Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Brian Connelly from Minnesota in exchange for Brad Winchester: http://t.co/EHIHsPGAPO
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) February 26, 2014
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