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Dallas Stars Acquire Kevin Connauton and second-round pick in 2013 From Vancouver in Exchange for Derek Roy

Tuesday, 04.02.2013 / 2:55 PM / News
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Dallas Stars Acquire Kevin Connauton and second-round pick in 2013 From Vancouver in Exchange for Derek Roy

The Dallas Stars announced today that club has acquired defenseman Kevin Connauton and a second-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for center Derek Roy.

Connauton, 23, has spent the last two seasons playing for the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL). He has appeared in 133 games, posting 58 points (20G-38A) along with 125 penalty minutes. During the 2012-13 campaign with the Wolves, Connauton has 25 points (7G-18A) in 60 games, ranking first in goals and second in points amongst defenseman. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound defenseman from Edmonton was Vancouver's third-round selection (83rd overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft.

Roy, 29, skated in 30 games this season with Dallas posting 22 points (4G-18A) after being acquired via trade from Buffalo on July 2, 2012. Over the course of his NHL career, Roy has appeared in 579 games, tallying 165 goals, 284 assists for 449 points. The Ottawa native was Buffalo's second-round selection (32nd overall) in the 2001 NHL Draft.

Today's acquisitions included, the Stars now have nine picks in the 2013 NHL Draft:

1st

2nd (BOS)*

2nd (VAN)

2nd

3rd (EDM or MIN)**

4th

5th

5th (PIT)

6th

* Conditional pick, Dallas receives Boston's first-round selection in 2013 if the Bruins advance to the Eastern Conference Finals in this year's playoffs

** Dallas receives the better of the pick (either Edmonton or Minnesota)

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 ANA 64 40 17 7 189 177 87
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 62 36 23 3 180 167 75
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
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T. Seguin 55 29 30 0 59
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J. Klingberg 49 10 23 1 33
C. Eakin 60 14 14 -2 28
A. Hemsky 57 9 17 -9 26
A. Goligoski 63 2 24 1 26
A. Roussel 61 12 11 -11 23
 
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