Miramichi NHL’er traded

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong says that the Blues have acquired forward Brad Malone from Washington in exchange for goaltender Pheonix Copley.

The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Malone; a native of Miramichi has appeared in 176 career NHL games, including stints with Carolina and Colorado; recording 30 points and 188 penalty minutes.

He will be an unrestricted free agent after this season.