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Winnipeg Jets acquire Devin Setoguchi from Wild for draft pick

The Jets acquired Devin Setoguchi from the Minnesota Wild for a second-round pick in the 2014 draft Friday, adding another player in the top-6 forward mix.

2nd-round pick in 2014 goes to Minnesota

Devin Setoguchi is on the move again. Just two season after being dealt to Minnesota from the San Jose Sharks, the Wild have traded Setoguchi to the Winnipeg Jets for a 2014 draft pick. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Winnipeg Jets stayed quiet on the first day of free agency until they made a trade to pick up a right-winger.

The Jets acquired Devin Setoguchi from the Minnesota Wild for a second-round pick in the 2014 draft Friday, adding another player in the top-6 forward mix.

General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said recently one of his top priorities was to improve at right wing, then traded for Michael Frolik from the Chicago Blackhawks at the draft. Frolik figured to compete for a second-line role, but Cheveldayoff didn't rule out making another move.

That came Friday evening when he got Setoguchi, who was reportedly being shopped by the Wild. The 26-year-old had 13 goals and 14 assists this past season.

Setoguchi had a career-high 65 points in 2008-09 while with the San Jose Sharks and hasn't come close to hitting that mark since.