Bruins Acquire Loui Eriksson in Seven-Player Trade With Stars

The Boston Bruins acquired forwards Loui Eriksson, Matt Fraser, Reilly Smith and defenseman Joe Morrow in a seven-player National Hockey League trade with the Dallas Stars.

The Bruins, who lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final, sent forwards Rich Peverley, Tyler Seguin and defenseman Ryan Button to the Stars, Boston’s General Manager Peter Chiarelli said yesterday.

Eriksson appeared in all 48 regular season games for the Stars last season, recording 12 goals and 29 points. The 27-year-old spent seven seasons with Dallas from 2006-2013, amassing 150 goals and 207 assists for 357 points.

Fraser, 23, had one goal and two assists in 12 games for Dallas in 2013, while Smith, 22, got three goals and six assists for nine points in 37 games. Morrow had five goals and 14 assists in 66 games split between the Texas Stars and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the American Hockey League.

In three seasons with the Bruins, Peverley skated in 127 games, accruing 21 goals and 46 assists for 67 points. The 30-year-old forward has tallied 77 goals and 134 assists for 211 points in his 380-game NHL career.

Seguin, 21, has appeared in 203 games, registering 56 goals and 65 assists in three seasons. Button, 22, skated in 60 games with the AHL’s Providence Bruins this season.

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