Breaking News: Red Wings Acquire David Legwand

The Detroit Red Wings acquired David Legwand from Nashville for Patrick Eaves, Calle Jarnkrok and a third-round draft pick.

David Legwand had showed interest in Detroit for years. Legwand is a 33-year-old centerman, born in Detroit. He has 10 goals and 30 assists in 62 games this season with the Predators. He had six points in the 2011-2012 playoffs.

Patrick Eaves has two goals and three assists with a -4 rating in 25 games played this season.

The Wings have struggled this season in the production end. They currently have 169 goals against and only 162 goals for.

After the loss of Henrik Zetterberg for the rest of the season because of a herniated disk and the continuing injury issues between Pavel Datsyuk and Darren Helm, the Wings have a void in the forward and center positions.

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