Blue Jackets Acquire All-Star RW Gaborik


UPDATED: Wednesday April 3, 2013 3:40 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets were active dealers as the NHL trade deadline approached Wednesday afternoon.

The Jackets acquired three-time All-Star right winger Marian Gaborik from the New York Rangers.

To land Gaborik, the CBJ had to trade center Derick Brassard, right winger Derek Dorsett, defenseman John Moore, and a 6th round draft pick.

Gaborik has five 30-goal seasons on his resume.

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Gaborik will have to waive a no-trade clause in his contract.

The Jackets also traded goaltender Steve Mason to the Philadelphia Flyers. They also acquired Blake Comeau from the Calgary Flames.

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