Red Wings acquire Brendan Perlini from Blackhawks

Ted Kulfan
The Detroit News
The Red Wings acquired Brendan Perlini in a trade with the Blackhawks.

The Red Wings acquired forward Brendan Perlini from Chicago Monday for defenseman Alex Regula.

Perlini, 23, was the 2014 first-round pick of Arizona (12th overall), and has played 200 NHL games with 72 points (45 goals, 27 assists), scoring 17 goals during the 2017-18 season.

Perlini (6-foot-3, 211-pounds), a former teammate of Dylan Larkin playing youth hockey with Belle Tire, has played in one game with the Blackhawks this season.

Regula was a 2018 third-round pick of the Wings, and plays with London in the OHL.

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