The Flyers traded defenseman Michael Ratchuk today to the Columbus Blue Jackets for right wing Stefan Legein, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.
Legein, 5-10, 185 pounds, will report to the Flyers' AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms.
Legein, 20, was selected by Columbus in the second round (37th overall) of the 2007 draft. He has two goals and one assist in six games this season for the Syracuse Crunch.
Ratchuk, 21, was selected by the Flyers in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2006 draft. He played in 85 regular-season games with the Phantoms and had six goals and 15 assists.