San Jose picks up two forwards from New Jersey for centre and defenceman

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The San Jose Sharks acquired right-winger Patrick Davis and centre Mike Swift from the New Jersey Devils for centre Steve Zalewski and defenceman Jay Leach on Wednesday night.

The trade was announced by Sharks general manager Doug Wilson during San Jose’s 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

None of the four players has had substantial playing time in the NHL. The Sharks assigned Davis and Swift to Worcester of the AHL.

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Davis was chosen in the fourth round by the Devils in the 2005 draft. Swift was signed as a free agent.

The Sharks selected Zalewski in the fifth round in 2004. Leach was picked up off waivers from Montreal.