ST. PAUL (AP) -The Minnesota Wild acquired defenseman Marek Zidlicky from the Nashville Predators on Tuesday in exchange for forward Ryan Jones and a second-round picked in the 2009 NHL draft.
Zidlicky, 31, spent four seasons with Nashville, and had 175 points and 299 penalty minutes in 307 games. In 2007-08, he led all Predators defensemen in points and assists.
Jones was Minnesota's fourth-round pick in the 2004 draft. Last season, he played in eight games for Houston of the AHL after leaving the University of Miami-Ohio.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Senators vs. Penguins Game 6 Pick After a dominant showing in Game 5, will the Pittsburgh Penguins finish off the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Finals when they meet in Game 6 at 8PM...
Thumbnail Senators vs. Penguins Game 5 Pick Can the Pittsburgh Penguins take control of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight when they host the Ottawa Senators in...
Thumbnail Predators vs. Ducks Game 5 Who will take the pivotal Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals when the Anaheim Ducks host the Nashville Predators...
Thumbnail Penguins vs. Senators Game 4 Pick Will the Pittsburgh Penguins find a way to even up the series when they meet up with the Ottawa Senators tonight at 8PM ET in Game...

NHL Team Pages