Augusta Acquires Nielsen From Trenton

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Lynx announced that they have acquired defenseman Evan Nielsen from the Trenton Titans in exchange for forward Jarrett Thompson and defenseman Steve Munn.

The 23-year-old Nielsen scored nine points (3g-6a) and had a plus-minus rating of +5 in 42 games with Trenton. He also played with Chicago of the American Hockey League, registering two penalty minutes in three games.

Selected in the eighth round (242nd overall) by Atlanta in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-2 and 200-pound Nielsen played four seasons at the University of Notre Dame where he had 67 points (16g-51a) and 184 penalty minutes.

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