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Blue Jackets acquire defenseman Kyle Quincey from Devils

The Columbus Blue Jackets shored up their blueline by acquiring veteran Kyle Quincey from the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, sources told ESPN.

The Devils get 26-year-old defenseman Dalton Prout.

The 31-year-old Quincey had four goals and eight assists in his only season with the Devils. He has played eight years with the Red Wings, three with the Avalanche and one with the Kings.

He is an unrestricted free agent after this season who carries a $1.25 million cap hit.