Blackhawks, Panthers trade defensemen to Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta – The Edmonton Oilers acquired three defensemen Sunday, getting Alexander Petrovic from the Florida Panthers and adding Brandon Manning and Robin Norell hours later from the Blackhawks.
The Hawks acquired forward Drake Caggiula and defenseman Jason Garrison, and Florida received defenseman Chris Wideman and a conditional 2019 third-round pick.
Caggiula, 24, had seven goals and
four assists in 29 games for the Oilers this season. He set career highs in points (20), goals (13) and games (67) last season with Edmonton.
Manning had a goal and two assists in 27 games for the Hawks this season. The 28-year-old has 12 goals and 34 assists in 234 games in seven NHL seasons, the first six with Philadelphia.
The 23-year-old Norell has three assists in 27 games this season for Djurgardens in the Swedish Hockey League.