Dallas Stars

Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

Marc Methot could go from playing with Erik Karlsson to pairing up with another young Swedish defenseman after a trade to the Dallas Stars.

Dallas acquired the 32-year-old Methot from the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday for goaltending prospect Dylan Ferguson and a 2020 second-round pick.

The teams announced the deal less than a week since the Golden Knights took Methot in the expansion draft from the Ottawa Senators.

Methot has two years left on his contract at a salary-cap hit of $4.9 million. He has 120 points in 579 games over 11 seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Senators. Karlsson won a Norris Trophy and was a finalist two more times playing alongside...