TFP has learned the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired right wing Kris Versteeg from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Along with Versteeg, the Leafs have also obtained the rights to left wing Bill Sweatt. Heading to the Blackhawks are forwards Viktor Stalberg, Chris DiDomenico and Philippe Paradis.
Versteeg, 24, appeared in 79 regular season games last season and recorded 20 goals and 24 assists to place sixth in Blackhawks' team scoring. He played a vital role in the Blackhawks' championship season, helping the team win their first Stanley Cup since 1961.
The Lethbridge, Alberta native was originally Boston’s fourth choice, 134th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft.
Sweatt, 21, was Chicago's second choice, 38th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft. The native of Elburn, Illinois has completed four seasons at Colorado College of the NCAA. In 143 college games, he scored 46 goals and added 63 assists for 109 points.
Stalberg, 24, made his NHL debut with Toronto in 2009-10, leading team rookies with nine goals and ranking third with 14 points in 40 regular-season games.
Prior to turning pro, Stalberg spent three seasons at the University of Vermont (ECAC), recording 41 goals, 84 points and 119 penalty minutes in 117 career outings. The Gothenburg, Sweden, native was Toronto's fifth choice, 161st overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Paradis, 19, was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (27th overall) before his rights were acquired by Maple Leafs on December 3, 2009.
DiDomenico, 21, was Toronto's fifth choice, 164th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.