Sharks trade Brad Stuart to the Avalanche
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The Colorado Avalanche have reportedly added some much needed bulk to their blue-line group, acquiring defenseman Brad Stuart from the San Jose Sharks in a trade, according to TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

Stuart has one year and $3.6 million remaining on his contract. In 61 games with the Sharks last season the stay-at-home defender managed three goals and 11 points.'s Kevin Kurz is reporting that the Sharks acquired a second-round pick in 2016 and a sixth-round pick in 2017 in the deal.

Update: The trade is now official.

Sharks trade Brad Stuart to the Avalanche
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