Jets add defence depth by acquiring Nathan Beaulieu from Sabres

Buffalo Sabres defenceman Nathan Beaulieu (82) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (Jeffrey T. Barnes/AP)

The Winnipeg Jets added to their defence depth by acquiring Nathan Beaulieu in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres.

The Jets are sending a sixth-round pick to Buffalo in return.

Beaulieu, 26, has three goals and seven points in 30 games with the Sabres this season, his second in Buffalo. Originally a first-round pick by the Canadiens in 2011, he has 11 goals and 76 points in 314 games.

Acquire:
  • Nathan Beaulieu
Acquire:
  • Sixth-round pick (2019)
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