San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that he club has acquired forward Mike Brown from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a fourth round section in the 2014 NHL Draft.

"Mike plays a speed game and fits the 'Fast Hard and Supportive' mantra that our team wants to play with" said Wilson. "He is a player with tremendous character knows the Western Conference well and brings a tough physical ingredient to our line-up."

Brown has played in 289 NHL games with Vancouver Anaheim Toronto and Edmonton posting 16 points (15 goals 11 assists) and 591 penalty minutes.

The five-foot-eleven 202-pound right wing was originally selected by Vancouver in the fifth round (159th overall) in the 2004 NHL Draft.