Wild acquire Marc-Andre Bergeron from Ducks for third round pick

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Via Wild PR guy Aaron Sickman:

SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron (pronounced BUHR-zhuhr-ohn) from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for the Wild’s third round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

“Marc-Andre is an offensively skilled defenseman who will add puck-moving ability and a good point shot to our team,” said Risebrough.

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Bergeron, 27 (10/13/80), split the 2007-08 NHL campaign with the New York Islanders and the Anaheim Ducks and ranked tied for sixth among League defenseman with eight power play goals. He collected 18 points (9-9=18) in 46 games with the Islanders before being traded to the Ducks for a third round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft on Feb. 26, 2008. Bergeron recorded one assist in nine games with Anaheim. The 5-foot-10, 197-pound native of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec has tallied 128 points (48-80=128) including 131 penalty minutes (PIM) and 29 power play goals in 267 career NHL contests during five seasons with Edmonton, the New York Islanders and Anaheim. Bergeron appeared in his first NHL game March 11, 2003 at Calgary and recorded his first career NHL goal against Chris Osgood on March 31, 2003 at St. Louis.

MARC-ANDRE BERGERON’S CAREER STATISTICS

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
1997-98 Baie-Comeau QMJHL 40 6 14 20 48 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Baie-Comeau QMJHL 46 8 14 22 57 -- -- -- -- --
Shawinigan QMJHL 24 6 7 13 66 5 2 2 4 24
1999-00 Shawinigan QMJHL 70 24 50 74 173 13 4 7 11 45
2000-01 Shawinigan QMJHL 69 42 59 101 185 10 4 11 15 24
2001-02 Hamilton AHL 50 2 13 15 61 9 1 4 5 8
2002-03 Edmonton NHL 5 1 1 2 9 1 0 1 1 0
Hamilton AHL 66 8 31 39 73 20 0 7 7 25
2003-04 Edmonton NHL 54 9 17 26 26 -- -- -- -- --
Toronto AHL 17 4 3 7 23 -- -- -- -- --
2004-05 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 10 3 2 5 72 -- -- -- -- --
Brynas IF Gavle Sweden-Q 9 1 2 3 8 -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Edmonton NHL 75 15 20 35 38 18 2 1 3 14
2006-07 Edmonton NHL 55 8 17 25 28 -- -- -- -- --
N.Y. Islanders NHL 23 6 15 21 10 5 1 1 2 6
2007-08 N.Y. Islanders NHL 46 9 9 18 16 -- -- -- -- --
Anaheim NHL 9 0 1 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
NHL TOTALS 267 48 80 128 131 24 3 3 6 20

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