Washington acquires defenceman Milan Jurcina from Boston for draft pick

Jurcina, 23, had two goals, one assist and 20 penalty minutes in 40 games with the Bruins this season, his second in the NHL. The 6-4, 245-pound Slovak had 11 points (6-5) in 51 games with the Bruins in his rookie season last year.

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He’s earning US$500,000 this season and will be a restricted free agent July 1.