Wild trade defenseman

Published 8:23 am Tuesday, March 19, 2013

SAINT PAUL – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced the club has acquired a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Chay Genoway, according to a press release.

Genoway, 26, has posted 19 points in 53 games for the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season.

The 5-foot-9, 177-pound native of Morden, Manitoba, skated in one game with the Wild last season, making his NHL debut on April 7, 2012, against the Phoenix Coyotes. He attended the University of North Dakota.

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