Sabres Trade Vanek to Islanders

October 27, 2013 Updated Oct 27, 2013 at 10:35 PM EDT

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Sabres Trade Vanek to Islanders

October 27, 2013 Updated Oct 27, 2013 at 10:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY - (WKBW/Sabres Press Release) - Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has announced that the team has traded forward Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Matt Moulson, the Islanders' first-round draft selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and the Islanders' second-round selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Vanek's agent Steve Bartlett tells Eyewitness Sports Anchor Shawn Stepner via email: "Once the initial surprise wore off, he is excited about the new opportunity."