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Blackhawks acquire draft picks from Florida

Sunday, 03.2.2014 / 7:35 PM CT / News
By Chicago Blackhawks
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Blackhawks acquire draft picks from Florida

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have acquired a third-round choice in the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft and a fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Brandon Pirri.

Pirri, 22, has tallied 11 points (6g, 5a) in 28 games with the Blackhawks this season. He has also registered 24 points (10g, 14a) in 25 American Hockey League games with the Rockford IceHogs.

The Toronto, Ontario, native was originally selected by the Blackhawks in the second round, 59th overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.