Sabres acquire Eric Staal in sending Johansson to Wild
By Editor - Wed Sep 16, 9:13 pm
Kevyn Adams didn't have to do too much homework on center Eric Staal in completing his first trade as Buffalo Sabres general manager. A former NHL player, Adams had plenty of firsthand insight on the 17-year veteran going back to their days as teammates with the 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes. ''Eric Staal has had a world-class career,'' Adams said Wednesday, shortly after acquiring Staal in a trade that sent forward Marcus Johannson to the Minnesota Wild.
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