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Edmonton Oilers acquire Glencross from Blue Jackets for Tarnstrom

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers acquired rookie forward Curtis Glencross from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday in exchange defenceman Dick Tarnstrom.

The 25-year-old Glencross had 12 points (6-6) in 36 games with the Blue Jackets this season. The native of Kindersley, Sask., played two games for Anaheim last year before being dealt to Columbus in January 2007.

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Tarnstrom had played for the Oilers since January 2006. The 33-year-old has five points (1-4) in 29 games this season.

In 287 career games with the New York Islanders, Pittsburgh and Edmonton, he has 33 goals and 131 points.