The Stars traded for a defenseman this morning. Here's the info:
FRISCO, Tex. - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Andrew Hutchinson from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for right wing Lauri Tukonen, who is currently playing for Lukko Rauma in the Finnish Elite League. Hutchinson is expected to join the Stars in time for their upcoming two-game road trip to Calgary and Edmonton.
Hutchinson, 28, has gone scoreless in two games with Tampa Bay this season. In 20 games with Norfolk (AHL) thus far in 2008-09, he has posted a goal and 13 assists for 14 points, tied for the team lead in assists and tops among Admirals defenseman in scoring.