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Colorado Avalanche acquire defenceman Brian Fahey from NY Rangers

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defenceman Brian Fahey from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenceman Nigel Williams.

The 28-year-old Fahey scored 24 points in 66 games with the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack last season. He spent the 2007-08 season with the league’s Chicago Wolves, where he helped lead the club to the Calder Cup title with 10 points in the postseason.

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The Glenview, Ill., native was the 119th overall pick in the 2000 NHL draft. He played at Wisconsin, where he was picked for the WCHA all-rookie team in 1999-2000.

Williams was Colorado’s second selection in 2006. He had 21 points in 70 games for the Lake Erie Monsters last season.