The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Paul Thompson from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Spencer Machacek on Thursday in a swap of 25-year-old minor-league forwards.
Thompson has been assigned to the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
Thompson has 35 goals and 29 assists in 170 career AHL games with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins....
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February 06, 2014
Credit: John Woods/ The Canadian Press
The Pittsburgh Penguins made a small deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets today that sent forward Paul Thompson to Columbus in exchange for forward Spencer Machacek. The 25-year-old Machacek has recorded 19 points (9 goals and 10 assists) in 34 games this season with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. He will report to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...