Mar 14, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT
The Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild pulled a minor deal on Thursday — the Caps acquired AHL defenseman Chay Genoway in exchange for a conditional 7th round pick in 2014.
Genoway, 26, is a former University of North Dakota standout that signed with Minny as an undrafted free agent in 2011.
He’s appeared in one NHL game — a 4-1 loss to Phoenix last season, in which he assisted on the Wild’s lone goal — and has spent all of this season with AHL Houston, racking up 4G-15A-19PTS in 53 games.
Here’s Mike Russo of the Minnesota Star-Tribune to explain what the deal means for the Wild:
— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) March 14, 2013
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- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (46)
- Trotz plans to let Johansson, Kuznetsov, and Burakovsky compete for time at center (45)
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