The St. Louis Blues are shipping defenceman Eric Brewer to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for the rights to prospect Brock Beukeboom and a third-round draft choice in 2011.
Brewer was in his sixth season with the Blues, having played in 332 games with the club and registering 95 points (30 goals, 65 assists) along with 332 penalty minutes. He has eight goals and nine assists this season.
Beukeboom has dressed in 44 games this season for the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, registering eight points (one goal, seven assists).
The six-foot-two, 199-pound defenceman has spent the each of the last three seasons with Sault Ste. Marie, accumulating 45 points (10 goals, 35 assists) and 144 penalty minutes in 165 games.
He's the son of former NHL defenceman Jeff Beukeboom and was originally drafted by Tampa Bay in the third round, 63rd overall, of the last year's draft.