Ice Dogs Acquire Cousineau, Knopp From Phoenix

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Long Beach Ice Dogs announced that they have acquired defenseman Dave Cousineau and right wing Ben Knopp from the Phoenix RoadRunners in exchange for defenseman Nathan Horne and rookie forward Kevin Ulanski.

In his third professional season, the 27-year-old Cousineau has 14 points (4g-10a) and 63 penalty minutes in 38 games with Phoenix.

Selected in the third round (69th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft and in his fourth professional season, the 23-year-old Knopp has 15 points (10g-5a) and 39 penalty minutes in 30 games with the RoadRunners.

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