Ducks Acquire Brad May
ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired left wing Brad May from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for goaltender Michael Wall.
A native of Toronto, Ontario, May has played in 10 games with Colorado this season, scoring 0-3=3 points. The 6-1, 220-pound forward missed the first 53 games of the season with a shoulder injury, returning to action Feb. 8 vs. Atlanta.
May was drafted by Buffalo in the first round (14th overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He played with Buffalo from 1991-1998 before being traded to Vancouver (Feb. 4, 1998) with Buffalo's third-round draft pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft for Geoff Sanderson. May had two stints with the Canucks (1998-2000 & 2002-2004) and played three seasons in Phoenix (2000-2002). May signed with Colorado as a free agent on Aug. 5, 2005.
Wall, 21, (4/25/85), has played with Anaheim and Portland (American Hockey League) this season. He played in four games with the Ducks, going 2-2-0 with a 2.97 goals-against average (GAA) and .877 save percentage (SV%). He also played in 19 games with Portland, posting a 10-6-1 mark with a 3.13 GAA and .880 SV%.
Wall was signed as a free agent by Anaheim on Sept. 29, 2005.