Minnesota acquires forward Kobasew from Bruins

TSN.ca Staff
10/19/2009 1:12:19 AM
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Only seven games into the 2009-2010 NHL campaign, the Boston Bruins have sent forward Chuck Kobasew to the Minnesota Wild.

In return the Bruins will receive winger Craig Weller, a second round pick in 2011, and the rights to prospect Alexander Fallstrom.

Kobasew, 27, has dressed in each of the Bruins seven games thus far, tallying one assist and two penalty minutes. In 368 career games, he has 78 goals and 77 assists for 155 points, and 272 penalty minutes.

Fallstrom, 19, was selected by the Wild in the fourth round (116th overall) of this year's NHL Entry Draft. The native of Gothenburg, Sweden began his freshman year at Harvard University this year.

Weller, 28, was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the fifth round (167th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He has seen time in 95 NHL games split between the Wild and the Phoenix Coyotes, posting four goals and 10 assists, along with 127 penalty minutes Last season, Weller played in 36 games for the Wild and earned one goal and two assists for three points, adding 47 penalty minutes.


Chuck Kobasew (Photo: Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)


(Photo: Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)
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