February 26, 2018 | 2:58pm ET
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KNIGHTS ACQUIRE TATAR FROM RED WINGS

 
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Patrick Maroon, left wing

 

The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired winger Tomas Tatar from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a 2018 first-round draft pick, a 2019 second-round draft pick and a 2021 third-round draft pick.

Tatar, 27, registered 16 goals and 12 assists for 28 points in 62 games with the Red Wings this season.

In 407 career NHL regular-season games, to date, with the Red Wings, Tatar has accumulated 115 goals and 107 assists for 222 points.

The native of Ilava, Slovakia, was originally drafted by the Red Wings in the second-round (60th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.