Vancouver #Canucks General manager Jim Benning announced today that the club acquired a 2022 NHL draft third-round draft pick from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for the defenseman Nate Schmidt.
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The Jets acquire a defender Nate Schmidt Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a 2022 third-round pick, it was announced Tuesday.
TSN Hockey insider Darren Dreger reports that Schmidt will have to waive his no-trade clause to facilitate the deal.
Pending the trade call, the Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks complete a trade that sends Nate Schmidt at the Jets. Schmidt must give up his NTC to facilitate.
-Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 27, 2021
“We’re happy to return to a third-round pick in next year’s draft as we look to continue building our pipeline,” general manager Jim Benning said in a press release. “We would like to thank Nate for his contribution to our club and we wish him and his family good luck. “
Acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights last fall for a third-round pick in 2022, Schmidt had five goals and 15 points in 54 games in his first season with the Canucks and topped 30 points in each of the previous three seasons. with the Golden Knights.
Selected by Vegas in the 2017 Washington Capitals Expansion Draft, Schmidt is signed for three more seasons at a cap of $ 5.95 million.