Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced
today, April 3, that the team has acquired defenseman Wade Redden from
the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft
pick in 2014. The pick becomes a sixth round pick in 2014 if Redden
plays in one or more games during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The
Bruins also acquired forward Rob Flick from the Chicago Blackhawks in
exchange for forward Max Sauve.
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli will hold a press
conference today, April 3, at 5:00 p.m. in the West End Room on level
two in TD Garden to discuss the NHL's Trade Deadline transactions.
Redden has appeared in 23 games this year with the St. Louis Blues,
scoring two goals and three assists with 11 penalty minutes. The
35-year-old blueliner has skated in 1017 NHL games between Ottawa
Senators (1995-2008), New York Rangers (2008-2010) and the St. Louis
Blues (2012-2013) in his career and has registered 108 goals and 347
assists for 455 points during that span. Redden skated in his 1,000 NHL
game on February 7, 2013 against the Detroit Red Wings and is the 10th
active defenseman to reach that milestone.
The 6'2", 205-pound native of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan was drafted by
the New York Islanders in the first round (second overall) of the 1995
NHL Entry Draft. He is a former teammate of current Bruins Zdeno Chara
and Chris Kelly during his stint with the Senators.
Flick has skated in 51 games with the Rockford IceHogs (AHL) this season
and has registered three goals and two assists with 97 penalty minutes
(ranks fifth on the team). The 22-year old centerman has appeared in 96
AHL games, tallying 10 goals and 8 assists with 188 penalty minutes
during that span.
Prior to joining the Rockford IceHogs, Flick spent three seasons
(2008-2010) with the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors (OHL) where he
skated in 181 games and notched 46 goals and 53 assists. Flick also
played in 17 games with the Toledo Walleye (EHCL) in 2012, where he
potted four goals and six assists with 43 penalty minutes. The forward
racked up 393 penalty minutes with Mississauga and led the team in 2010
and 2011 with 157 and 167 penalty minutes, respectively. In 46 playoff
OHL playoff games with Mississauga, Flick earned 11 goals and 11 assists
for 16 points, while accumulating 92 penalty minutes.
The 6'2", 208-pound native of London, Ontario was drafted in the fourth
round (120th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago
Sauve has skated in 52 games this year with the Providence Bruins (AHL)
and has scored 10 goals and earned 13 assists. In total, Sauve has
appeared in 158 games with the P-Bruins and has registered 44 goals and
45 assists. The forward skated in one NHL game with Boston.
The 6'2", 184-pound forward hails from of Tours, France and was drafted
in the second round (47th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the
TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins acquire Wade Redden from the St. Louis Blues
in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2014 and
acquire Rob Flick from the Chicgao Blackhawks in exchange for Max Sauve.