Edmonton Oilers tough guy Mike Brown has been traded to the San Jose Sharks for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft.
Brown had been in the lineup for eight of the Oilers’ nine games and had zero points, a minus-1 rating and 19 penalty minutes. The 5-foot-11 grinder joins a Sharks team that is 8-0-1.
“Mike plays a speed game and fits the ‘Fast, Hard and Supportive’ mantra that our team wants to play with,” Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said in a statement. “He is a player with tremendous character, knows the Western Conference well and brings a tough, physical ingredient to our lineup.”