The Minnesota Wild acquired defenceman Brad Hunt and a 2019 6th-round draft picks from the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night in exchange for a 2019 conditional 5th-round pick.

To make room on the roster, the Wild assigned blueliner Louie Belpedio to Iowa of the AHL.

Hunt, 30, has two goals and five assists in 13 games with Vegas this season. He is a veteran of six NHL seasons, skating for Edmonton, St. Louis, Nashville and Vegas.

Minnesota and Vegas played each other on Monday.