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Oilers trade Mike Brown to Sharks for fourth-round draft pick in 2014

Edmonton Oilers' Mike Brown has a laugh with teammates during the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey training camp in Sherwood Park, Alta., on September 12, 2013. The Edmonton Oilers have traded Mike Brown to the San Jose Sharks for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

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Edmonton Oilers' Mike Brown has a laugh with teammates during the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey training camp in Sherwood Park, Alta., on September 12, 2013. The Edmonton Oilers have traded Mike Brown to the San Jose Sharks for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have traded Mike Brown to the San Jose Sharks for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft.

Brown had been in the lineup for eight of the Oilers' nine games and had zero points, a minus-1 rating and 19 penalty minutes. The 5-foot-11 grinder joins a Sharks team that is 8-0-1.

"Mike plays a speed game and fits the 'Fast, Hard and Supportive' mantra that our team wants to play with," Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said in a statement. "He is a player with tremendous character, knows the Western Conference well and brings a tough, physical ingredient to our lineup."

Edmonton acquired Brown from the Toronto Maple Leafs early in the lockout-shortened 2013 season, also giving up a fourth-round pick in 2014. He had one goal in 35 games with the Oilers.

Brown, 28, is in the final season of a US$2.21-million, three-year contract. He counts $736,667 against the salary cap.

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