Blackhawks Acquire Tampa Bay Defenseman Kirill Gotovets

(CBS) — The Chicago Blackhawks have traded for the rights of defenseman Kirill Gotovets from the Tampa Bay Lightning, according to a team release. The Hawks will send forward Philippe Paradis to the Lightning.

Gotovets has 2 goals and 13 assists and played 80 games in three seasons with Cornell University. The 21-year-old was a seventh round draft pick by Tampa Bay in 2009.

Paradis, 22, has one goal and seven assists in 36 games for the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.


More From CBS Chicago

Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live