Lightning acquire Garrison

 

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Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Jason Garrison, the rights to forward Jeff Costello and a seventh-round pick at the 2015 NHL Entry draft from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a second-round pick in 2014 on Friday.

Garrison played in 81 games with the Canucks last season, recording seven goals and 26 assists for 33 points.

A native of White Rock, British Columbia, Garrison has played in 318 career NHL games with Vancouver and the Florida Panthers, amassing 38 goals and 108 points.

Costello, who recently finished his senior season at Notre Dame, recorded 13 goals and 22 points in 40 games for the Fighting Irish last season.

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