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Mar 1, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80) makes a save against the Calgary Flames. Bryzgalov was traded to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday. Photo by: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 1, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80) makes a save against the Calgary Flames. Bryzgalov was traded to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday. Photo by: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Wild acquire G Bryzgalov from Oilers

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The Sports Xchange — The Minnesota Wild acquired goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov from the Edmonton Oilers for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, the teams announced Tuesday.

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The pick was acquired from Buffalo last season in the trade that brought right winger Jason Pominville to Minnesota.

"Bryzgalov is a quality veteran that adds depth to the goaltending position for our team," Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher said in a statement.

The Togliatti, Russia native has appeared in 20 games with Edmonton this season, posting a 5-8-5 record with a 3.01 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage. In his NHL career, Bryzgalov has posted a 213-157-50 record, with a .913 save percentage and 2.57 goals-against average.

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