Sabres trade Nathan Beaulieu to Jets in exchange for 6th round pick

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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Nathan Beaulieu (82) handles the puck during an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Dallas, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The Buffalo Sabres have reportedly traded defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 6th round selection.

When general manager Jason Botterill spoke to the media on trade deadline, he would not discuss the specifics of the deal since it had not become official with the league office.

Beaulieu, who had been a healthy scratch in 22 of the previous 26 games.  The defenseman suited up against Florida, Tampa Bay and Washington this past week but had openly discussed his displeasure in playing time earlier in the season.

The blueliner has seven points in 30 games this year, which includes three goals.

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