Tracking Trades: Philadelphia Acquires Steve Mason From Columbus


The irony is not lost that the Philadelphia Flyers have just acquired the backup to the guy they traded away in the offseason.  Former rookie of the year Steve Mason is going from the Blue Jackets to the Flyers.

Mar 29, 2013; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Steve Mason (1) guards his net during the third period at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Columbus Blue Jackets won 6-4. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The Flyers send backup goalie Michael Leighton and a draft pick to Columbus.