Monday, November 24, 2008

Trade alert!!!

According to Nick Kypreos, the Maple Leafs have traded forward Alex Steen and defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo in exchange for forward Lee Stempniak.

Stempniak, 25, has three goals and 13 points in 14 games this season.

Colaiacovo, whose career has been plagued by various injuries, has played in 10 games this season with the Maple Leafs, recording only one assist. Colaiacovo is currently day-to-day with a foot injury.

Steen, 24, has two goals and four points in 20 games this season. The son of former Winnipeg Jet, Thomas Steen, is having a rough year with the Maple Leafs. He has played on the 4th line most of the season.

The Blues were looking for a puck-moving defenceman due to numerous injuries to their blueine.

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