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NHL roundup: Lightning, Blackhawks acquire players in trades

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NHL teams are trying to fine tune their lineups with trades as the shortened season goes through its early stages.

The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired forward Jean-Francois Jacques from the Florida Panthers for future considerations, the Lightning announced Monday.

Jacques, 27, scored five goals, and two assists and 37 penalty minutes in 24 games this season with the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. The left winger tied for first on the Rampage with three power play goals.

Meanwhile, the Chicago Blackhawks obtained goalie Henrik Karlsson from the Calgary Flames for a seventh-round pick in 2013.

--- Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom will announce his retirement at a press conference on Tuesday, according to MLive.com. Holmstrom, who will turn 40 on Wednesday, won four Stanley Cups in 15 seasons with the team. In 15 seasons, all with the Red Wings, he had 243 goals and 530 points.

--- The Los Angeles Kings will be without Matt Greene for the rest of the season because of a back injured suffered in the season-opener on Saturday, TSN reported.

--- The Washington Capitals announced that defenseman Jack Hillen is "week-to-week" with a shoulder injury suffered on Saturday. According to CSN Washington, the Caps have recalled defenseman Tomas Kundratek to take Hillen's place in the lineup.
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