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Ducks Aquire Foster From Oilers

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ANAHEIM (AP) – The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Kurtis Foster from the Edmonton Oilers for defenseman Andy Sutton.

Foster had eight goals, 14 assists and 45 penalty minutes in 74 games with the Oilers last season.

The 29-year-old defenseman has played eight seasons in the NHL, including stints with Atlanta, Minnesota and Tampa Bay before joining the Oilers.

Sutton had no goals, four assists and 87 penalty minutes in 39 games with Anaheim last season. The 36-year-old defenseman has played 13 seasons in the NHL, with other stops in San Jose, Minnesota, Atlanta, the New York Islanders, Ottawa and the Ducks.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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