Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired forward Josh Leivo from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Michael Carcone.
Leivo, 25, has appeared in 27 games for Toronto this season, collecting six points (4-2-6) and seven penalty minutes.
The Innisfil, Ontario native has played 84 NHL games, recording 28 points (14-14-28) and 27 penalty minutes over the course of six seasons with Toronto.
In 2015.16, he was named to the AHL All-Star game in a season where he registered nearly a point per game for Toronto’s AHL affiliate, the Marlies: 48 points (17-31-48) in 51 games.
The 6’2″, 192-pound left wing was originally drafted by Toronto in the third round, 86th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.