Panthers acquire Jiri Hudler in deal with Flames

Watch as Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames ties the game against the Boston Bruins with a second left on the clock.

The Florida Panthers have acquired forward Jiri Hudler in a trade with the Calgary Flames.

The Flames receive a 2016 second-round and a 2018 fourth-round pick in the deal.

The Panthers currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a three-point lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning with one game in hand. The Flames, one of the biggest surprises of the 2014-15 season, are in sixth place in the Pacific Division.

Hudler, 32, is in the final year of a four-year, $16-million contract.

Hudler has 10 goals and 35 points in 53 games this season to go along with a minus-1 rating.

Acquire:
  • 2016 2nd round draft pick
  • 2018 4th round draft pick
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