Florida Panthers, Chicago Blackhawks involved in five-player trade

Mar 7, 2020; Sunrise, Florida, USA; Florida Panthers center Lucas Wallmark (71) scores a goal past Montreal Canadiens goaltender Charlie Lindgren (39) during the second period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Panthers acquired forward Lucas Wallmark and defenseman Lucas Carlsson from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Brett Connolly and Brett Connolly, defenseman Riley Stillman and a seventh-round draft pick, TSN reported Thursday.

Wallmark, 25, recorded three points — all assists — in 16 games with the Blackhawks this season after scoring and setting up a goal in seven games with the Panthers in 2019-20. He has 59 points (23 goals, 36 assists) in 183 career games with Carolina Hurricanes, Panthers and Blackhawks.

Carlsson, 23, has one assist in 12 games with Chicago in 2020-21 and three points (one goal, two assists) in seven games with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

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Connolly, 28, has four points (two goals, two assists) in 21 games this season. He posted career-best totals in goals (22), assists (24) and points (46) with the Washington Capitals in 2018-19.

Borgstrom, 23, has 19 points (11 goals, eight assists) in 27 games with HIFK Helsinki in Finland. He was selected 23rd overall by the Panthers in the 2016 NHL Draft.

Stillman, 23, has five points — all assists — in 43 career games with the Panthers. He has been held off the scoresheet in all eight games he has played this season.

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