Wild acquire forward Jones in trade with Flames

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The Calgary Flames have traded forward David Jones to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for goaltender Niklas Backstrom and a 2016 sixth-round draft choice.

The deal was not finalized until late Monday, reportedly due to Backstrom’s no-movement clause.

Jones has nine goals and 15 points in 59 games with Calgary this season.

Backstrom, the Wild franchise’s all-time leader in wins, shutouts, and games played, has not played this season.

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