Blackhawks acquire Regin, Bouchard from Islanders
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Blackhawks acquired forwards Peter Regin and Pierre-Marc Bouchard from the New York Islanders on Thursday in exchange for a 2014 fourth-round draft pick.
Regin has registered two goals and five assists in 44 games this season with New York. Over 222 career NHL games with Ottawa and New York, the 27-year-old has racked up 21 goals and 41 assists.
Bouchard, 29, has recorded nine points in 28 games this season with the Islanders, while adding 17 points in 20 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.
Selected eight overall by Minnesota in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Bouchard has tallied 110 goals and 246 assists over 593 NHL games with the Wild and Islanders.
Regin will join the Blackhawks, while Bouchard will report directly to the AHL's Rockford IceHogs.
The Blackhawks also reassigned forward Brandon Pirri to Rockford on Thursday.
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