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Toronto Maple Leafs acquire centre David Steckel from New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils' David Steckel (25) returns to the bench after his second-period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired centre Steckel from the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar

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New Jersey Devils' David Steckel (25) returns to the bench after his second-period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired centre Steckel from the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired centre David Steckel from the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.

New Jersey will receive Toronto's fourth-round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for the 29-year-old forward.

Steckel won 62.3 per cent of his faceoffs in 2010-11, leading all NHL players.

The Milwaukee native had 24 goals and 35 assists in 309 games with the Washington Capitals and Devils.

A veteran of 24 NHL playoff games with the Capitals, Steckel has four goals and three assists in the post-season.

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