Canucks Busy On Draft Day

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Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired the 50th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft from Tampa Bay in exchange for Jason Garrison, the rights to Jeff Costello and the Canucks 7th round pick in 2015.

The additional pick provides Vancouver a total of nine selections in the 2014 Draft: 6, 24, 36, 50, 66, 85, 126, 156 and 186. Also making more moves, Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired right wing Derek Dorsett from the New York Rangers in exchange for Vancouver’s 85th selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Vancouver’s 85th pick was acquired earlier today in a multi-player trade with Anaheim.

Dorsett, 27, recorded eight points (4-4-8) and 128 penalty minutes in 51 games played with the Rangers during the 2013.14 season. In 331 career NHL games Dorsett has scored 31 goals, 42 assists (31-42-73) and logged 855 penalty minutes. The six-foot, 192-pound forward has played 37 postseason games over the past two seasons recording two points (0-2-2) and 49 penalty minutes. A native of Kindersley, Saskatchewan Dorsett was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets, 189th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

DEREK DORSETT’S CAREER STATISTICS

— Regular Season — —- Playoffs —-
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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2004-05 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 51 5 11 16 108 13 5 1 6 35
2004-05 Kindersley Klippers SJHL 25 12 8 20 172
2005-06 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 68 25 23 48 279 13 8 4 12 53
2006-07 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 61 19 45 64 206 17 8 8 16 56
2007-08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 64 10 8 18 289 12 0 1 1 56
2008-09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 52 4 1 5 150 3 0 0 0 2
2008-09 Syracuse Crunch AHL 7 1 5 6 35 — — — — —
2009-10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 51 4 10 14 105 — — — — —
2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 76 4 13 17 184 — — — — —
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 77 12 8 20 235 — — — — —
2012-13 Salzburg EC Austr 4 0 1 1 25 — — — — —
2012-13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 24 3 6 9 53 — — — — —
2012-13 New York Rangers NHL — — — — — 11 0 1 1 28
2013-14 New York Rangers NHL 51 4 4 8 128 23 0 1 1 19
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NHL Totals 331 31 42 73 855 37 0 2 2 49

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