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Oilers acquire Glencross from Jackets

TSN.ca Staff

2/5/2008 11:06:39 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded left winger Curtis Glencross to the Edmonton Oilers for defenceman Dick Tarnstrom.

Glencross joined the Blue Jackets last season following a trade with the Anaheim Ducks. 

After appearing in seven games with the club in 2006-07, he collected 12 points and 25 penalty minutes in 36 games this season. He has registered 13 points and 27 penalty minutes in 45 career NHL games.

Tarnstrom, 33, has appeared in 287 career NHL games, registering 33 goals and 98 assists for 131 points and 242 penalty minutes with the Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders.

In 29 games with Edmonton this season, he has collected five points and 40 penalty minutes.