Tuomo Ruutu traded to Devils

The New Jersey Devils acquired veteran left wing Tuomo Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricanes for center Andrei Loktionov and a conditional draft pick prior to Wednesday's trade deadline.

Ruutu, 31, has five goals and 11 assists this season, his seventh with the Hurricanes.

Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford took to Twitter, thanking Ruutu shortly after the trade was announced.

The 23-year-old Loktionov has four goals and eight assists this season. Carolina also acquired a conditional third-round pick in the 2017 draft.