The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars.
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The deal was done Wednesday. The Wild agreed to send Nystrom to the Stars in exchange for future considerations, which could turn into a draft pick.
Nystrom began the season with the Wild’s AHL affiliate in Houston. The 28-year-old had four goals and eight assists with a minus-16 rating skating in all 82 games for the Wild last season. He is in the second year of a three-year contract that pays him $1.4 million annually.
Nystrom was essentially beat out in training camp for a roster spot by rookie Brett Bulmer.