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Winnipeg Jets acquire Michael Frolik for draft picks

The Winnipeg Jets have acquired Czech winger Michael Frolik from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for third and fifth round draft picks.

Bruce Bennett

The Winnipeg Jets' have made ripples at today's NHL Draft, first by selecting defenceman Josh Morrissey with their first round pick before moving picks 74 and 134 for Chicago Blackhawks winger Michael Frolik.

Last season Frolik amassed ten points in forty-five regular season games before matching that output in the playoffs en route to his first Stanley Cup Championship.

With the seventy-fourth pick, the Blackhawks selected American born centre John Hayden of the USNTDP program. Pick one hundred and thirty-four was used on yet another American centre in Luke Johnson.

Here are some thoughts from Twitter on the trade: