A look at the three players the Thrashers received from the Devils in the Ilya Kovalchuk trade:
Position: Right wing
Height; weight: 5 feet 11, 195 pounds
Draft: First round (23rd overall) in 2005 by Devils
Stats: 27 points (13 goals, 14 assists)
In quotes: “I’m an offensive player. I work hard, get the puck to the net and shoot the puck a lot,” Bergfors said.
Country: Sweden (2010 Olympic team member)
Height, weight: 6 feet, 200
Draft: Seventh round (221 overall) in 2001 by Capitals
Stats: 4 points (two goals, two assists)
In quotes: “I’ll try to be a good two-way defenseman, be responsible in my own end and try to bring some pucks out and hopefully score some goals,” Oduya said.
Height, weight: 6 feet 1, 201
Draft: Second round (54th overall) in 2008 by Devils
Stats: 31 points (11 goals, 20 assists) in QMJHL before season suspension.
In quotes: “Cormier is probably ideal for a second-line center because he plays both ends of the ice very well. He’s a hard-nosed player,” Thrashers GM Don Waddell said.