Hawks Send Versteeg to Toronto

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    The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward Kris Versteeg from the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in a five-player deal.

    Versteeg had 44 points in 79 regular-season games last season and added 14 points in the postseason.

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    The Maple Leafs gave up forwards Viktor Stalberg, Chris DiDomenico and Philippe Paradis in the deal.

    Toronto also gets the rights to left-winger Bill Sweatt.

    The Blackhawks last week traded Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel and prospect Akim Aliu to the Atlanta Thrashers.