Ducks Acquire Bergeron from Islanders
The Ducks announced today that they have acquired defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the New York Islanders in exchange for a third round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Bergeron, 27 (10/13/80), has played in 46 games with the New York Islanders this season, scoring 9-9=18 points. Eight of his goals this season have come on the power play, tying for first among all NHL defensemen (tied with three players, including Chris Pronger). Bergeron went to the Stanley Cup Final as a member of the 2006 Edmonton Oilers, playing in 75 regular season and 18 playoff games that season.
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Bergeron played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) from 1997-2001 (Baie-Comeau & Shawinigan) and was named the Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year in 2001.
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