Ducks trade Cogliano to Stars for Shore
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The Anaheim Ducks traded veteran forward Andrew Cogliano to the Dallas Stars on Monday in exchange for forward Devin Shore.

The speedy Cogliano, 31, is arguably the NHL's most durable player, having missed just two games in his 12-year career, which was due to a two-game suspension last season. Like most Ducks players, he's in the midst of a down year, having collected just three goals and eight assists in 46 games - well off his usual 15-goal, 35-point pace.

Shore, a second-round pick by the Stars in 2012, has tallied five goals and 12 assists this season, putting him on track to match his 32-, and 33-point outputs from each of his first two NHL campaigns.

The Ducks will save nearly $1 million in cap space with this trade. Shore's cap hit is $2.3 million and he'll be a restricted free agent when his deal expires after next season. Cogliano's signed through the 2020-21 campaign with a $3.25-million cap hit.

The deal comes with the Ducks in the midst of an 11-game losing streak, so it's possible general manager Bob Murray was seeking a modest shake-up while adding a younger player in the 24-year-old Shore.

The Stars, who currently sit third in the Central Division with 50 points, are in win-now mode and acquired a veteran forward for the stretch run.

Ducks trade Cogliano to Stars for Shore
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