Canucks acquire Derek Dorsett from Rangers

Friday, 27.06.2014 / 4:00 PM / News
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Canucks acquire Derek Dorsett from Rangers
Vancouver, BC \u2013 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\u2019s 85th selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Vancouver\u2019s 85th pick was acquired earlier today in a multi-player trade with Anaheim.

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.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2004-2005 Medicine Hat Tigers-WHL 51 5 11 16 11 108 0 0
2005-2006 Medicine Hat Tigers-WHL 68 25 23 48 14 279 8 4
2006-2007 Medicine Hat Tigers-WHL 61 19 45 64 17 206 7 1 2
2007-2008 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 64 10 8 18 5 289 3 0
2008-2009 Blue Jackets 52 4 1 5 -1 150 0 0 1 59 6.8
2008-2009 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 7 1 5 6 2 35 1 0 1
2009-2010 Blue Jackets 51 4 10 14 6 105 0 0 0 57 7.0
2010-2011 Blue Jackets 76 4 13 17 -15 184 0 0 0 112 3.6
2011-2012 Blue Jackets 77 12 8 20 -11 235 2 1 1 137 8.8
2012-2013 Blue Jackets 24 3 6 9 -11 53 0 0 0 38 7.9
2012-2013 EC Red Bull Salzburg-Austria 4 0 1 1 25
2013-2014 Rangers 51 4 4 8 -1 128 0 0 0 67 6.0
NHL Totals 331 31 42 73 -33 855 2 1 2 470 6.6