The Blackhawks acquired Winnipeg defenseman Johnny Oduya, right, before Monday's NHL trade deadline. He is considered a solid defenseman and a good stick handler.
To help clear a roster spot, the Blackhawks traded defenseman and enforcer John Scott, right, to the New York Rangers for a fifth-round draft pick.
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Winnipeg Jets' Johnny Oduya, a defenseman from Sweden, will join the Blackhawks after they acquired him in a trade for draft picks Monday.
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With the trade deadline ticking perilously close, the Blackhawks pulled the trigger on a deal to acquire defenseman Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a second- and third-round pick in 2013.To clear a spot of Oduya, they traded enforcer John Scott to the New York Rangers for a fifth-round pick.