Blackhawks Acquire Defenseman Oduya, Trade John Scott
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(CBS) The Blackhawks have acquired veteran defenseman Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets.
Oduya has two goals and 11 assists in 63 games with the Jets this season. The 30-year-old Swedish defenseman is in his seventh year in the NHL and comes to the Blackhawks after three years with the with the Jets/Thrashers franchise.
The Blackhawks sent a second and third round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft to Winnipeg in exchange for Oduya. The defenseman is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.
In a separate deal, the Blackhawks also sent defenseman John Scott to the Rangers for a fifth-round pick for Scott.
Forward Andrew Shaw was also recalled from Rockford.