St. Louis Blues Acquire Nikita Soshnikov From Toronto

(Christopher Katsarov/Canadian Press)

The St. Louis Blues announced Thursday afternoon the acquisition of Nikita Soshnikov from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a fourth round draft pick in 2019.

Soshnikov, currently on the injured reserve, is a 24-year-old forward and has 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) in 19 games with the AHL Toronto Marlies.

Soshnikov will report to St. Louis after acquiring a United States visa.