Canucks acquire Derek Dorsett from Rangers
Vancouver, BC – 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.
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