Devils acquire Sullivan

April, 3, 2013
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According to ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, New Jersey has re-acquired former Devil Steve Sullivan from the Phoenix Coyotes. The Devils send back a seventh-round draft pick in the deal, according to LeBrun.

Sullivan, 38, has five goals and seven assists in 33 games for the Coyotes this season.

The Timmins, Ontario, native, who played for New Jersey from 1995-97, provides the Devils with some depth and experience as the team tries to remain in the playoff hunt.

The Devils are currently without Ilya Kovalchuk, who is not expected to return from a shoulder injury until later this month.
Katie Strang covers the NHL for ESPN.com. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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