St. Paul, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Wild added some offensive help
before Wednesday's trade deadline, picking up goal-scoring winger Matt Moulson
in a deal with the Buffalo Sabres.
The Wild acquired Moulson and physical forward Cody McCormick from the Sabres
for center Torrey Mitchell, a second-round pick in 2014 and another second-
rounder in 2016.
Moulson was traded for the second time this season after being dealt from the
New York Islanders to the Sabres in October as part of the package to acquire
The 30-year-old Moulson had 11 goals and 18 assists in 44 games with the
Sabres this season. He has 17 goals and 21 assists in 55 total games with
Buffalo and the Isles in 2013-14.
A ninth-round pick by Pittsburgh in 2003, Moulson was a three-time 30-goal
scorer with the Islanders and has compiled 135 goals and 127 assists over 377
career games with New York, the Sabres and Los Angeles Kings.
McCormick has one goal, four assists and 45 penalty minutes in 29 games with
the Sabres this season. The 30-year-old has 19 goals and 40 assists in 358
career games for Colorado and Buffalo since 2003.
Mitchell, 29, has one goal and eight assists in 58 games with Minnesota in
2013-14. In 383 career games with the Wild and San Jose Sharks, Mitchell has
compiled 90 points on 35 goals and 55 assists.
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