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Blackhawks Acquire Tampa Bay Defenseman Kirill Gotovets

Belarus' Kirill Gotovets (L) and Belarus' Mikhail Grabovski (R) vie with Finland's Petri Kontiola during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship match Finland vs Belarus. (Credit: JUERGEN SCHWARZ, Getty)

Belarus’ Kirill Gotovets (L) and Belarus’ Mikhail Grabovski (R) vie with Finland’s Petri Kontiola during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship match Finland vs Belarus. (Credit: JUERGEN SCHWARZ, Getty)

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(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.