Nate Schmidt trades Winnipeg Jets for Vancouver Canucks – .

Nate Schmidt trades Winnipeg Jets for Vancouver Canucks – .

Winnipeg Jets add to their blue line.

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.

“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.


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