Blue Jackets Acquire Forward Cam Severson From Calgary

Tuesday, 02.28.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Cam Severson from the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenseman Cale Hulse, club President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced Tuesday. Severson (pronounced SEE-ver-suhn) is expected to join the Blue Jackets in Denver for Thursday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Severson, 28, has collected 3-0-3 and 58 penalty minutes in 33 career NHL games, including 3-0-3 and 50 penalty minutes in 31 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 2003-04. He scored his first career NHL goal vs. the Blue Jackets on Feb. 18, 2004.

The Canora, Saskatchewan native has tallied 13-7-20 with 146 penalty minutes in 54 games for the Omaha Ak-Sar Ben Knights of the American Hockey League in 2005-06. Playing in his seventh pro season, he has registered 53-48-101 and 889 penalty minutes in 319 career AHL games. His 13 goals scored this season are his highest of his AHL career.

"Cam is a big, physical forward who plays with a lot of grit and will add some size and toughness to our group of forwards," said MacLean. "Cale Hulse is a tremendous person who came in and did everything we asked of him during his time with the Blue Jackets. This move will give him an opportunity to play in his hometown and we wish him all the best."

San Jose's sixth pick, 192nd overall, in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Severson played three seasons in the Western Hockey League where he registered 65-79-144 and 630 penalty minutes in 171 games with Lethbridge, Prince Albert and Spokane from 1996-99. His best season was 1997-98 when he notched 32-36-68 and 217 penalty minutes in 64 games with Prince Albert and Spokane.

Hulse was acquired by the Blue Jackets along with forwards Jason Chimera and Mike Rupp from the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for forwards Geoff Sanderson and Tim Jackman on Oct. 8, 2005. He appeared in 27 games with Columbus, registering 0-3-3 and 43 penalty minutes.

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