Mar 13, 2013; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames left wing Blake Comeau (17) celebrates goal against Detroit Red Wings during the third period at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Calgary Flames won 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Wade Redden Traded to Boston Bruins, Blake Comeau Traded to Columbus Blue Jackets

Mar 3, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Wade Redden (6) warms up before the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Blues 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Bruins have acquired defenseman Wade Redden from the St. Louis Blues for a conditional 2014 7th round draft pick. Redden has played in 23 games this season where he has 2 goals and 3 assists. He will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He was a teammate of Zdeno Chara for several years in Ottawa. He has played in 1017 career games in the NHL split between the Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues. In these games he has accumulated 108 goals and 347 assists.

The Calgary Flames have traded Blake Comeau to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 5th round draft pick. Comeau has played in 33 games with the flames this season. He has scored 4 goals and haas 3 assists in these games. He is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season. In his career he has played 352 games split between the New York Islanders and Calgary Flames. In these games he has accumulated 65 goals and 78 assists.

Interestingly both players were originally drafted by the New York Islanders. Redden was drafted 2nd overall in the 1995 entry draft and Comeau was drafted in 2004 entry draft in the second round, he was 47th overall.



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