Bruins acquire Weller, Fallstrom

Updated: October 19, 2009, 1:04 AM ET
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild acquired right wing Chuck Kobasew from Boston on Sunday in a deal that sent right wings Craig Weller and Alexander Fallstrom to the Bruins.

The Wild also sent the rights to their second-round pick in the 2011 draft.

The 27-year-old Kobasew had one assist in seven games with the Bruins this season. He had 21 goals and 21 assists in 68 games last season, reaching the 20-goal mark for the third time in his career.

The Wild have scored 15 goals while going 1-6, and forwards Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Cal Clutterbuck, Martin Havlat and Petr Sykora have been out with injuries.

In other Bruins news, the team put hard-hitting winger Milan Lucic on long-term injured reserve with a finger injury, meaning he'll be out at least 10 games and 24 calendar days.

Lucic, who signed a three-year extension with the Bruins earlier this month, suffered the injury Friday night in a 3-0 win at Dallas. A team spokesperson said Sunday there would be no update on Lucic's status until general manager Peter Chiarelli addresses the media Monday afternoon.

The Bruins recalled three players -- Guillaume Lefebvre, Brad Marchand and Vladimir Sobotka -- from Providence.

ESPNBoston.com's Matt Kalman contributed to this report.

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