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Canucks Acquire Lawrence Nycholat

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
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Vancouver - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenseman Lawrence Nycholat in exchange for Ryan Shannon from the Ottawa Senators.


Nycholat, 29, joins the Canucks after playing the 2007-08 season in the Ottawa Senators system with both the Ottawa Senators and the AHL Binghamton Senators. Through 77 games played with Binghamton, Nycholat tallied 12 goals, 37 assists and 74 penalty minutes. Prior to joining the Senators, Nycholat played in 18 games with the Washington Capitals where he collected 2 goals, 6 assists and 12 penalty minutes.

The 6’0”, 200 pound defenseman also played in nine games with the New York Rangers during the 2003-04 season.

The Calgary native originally signed with the Minnesota Wild as a free agent August 31, 2000.

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1995-1996 Notre Dame  SMHL   42 10 36 46   66          
1996-1997 Swift Current  WHL   67 8 13 21   82          
1997-1998 Swift Current  WHL   71 13 35 48   108          
1998-1999 Swift Current  WHL   72 16 44 60   125          
1999-2000 Swift Current  WHL   70 22 58 80   92          
2000-2001 Jackson  ECHL   5 1 2 3 1 5 1 0 0 9 11.1
2000-2001 Cleveland  IHL   42 3 7 10 14 69 0 0 1 46 6.5
2001-2002 Houston  AHL   72 3 11 14 12 92 1 0 0    
2002-2003 Houston  AHL   66 11 28 39   155          
2002-2003 Hartford  AHL   15 2 9 11 6 6 0 0 0 42 4.8
2003-2004 Rangers   9 0 0 0 -2 6 0 0 0 6 0.0
2003-2004 Hartford  AHL   72 6 26 32 18 130 3 0 2    
2004-2005 Hartford  AHL   79 5 38 43 12 132 2 0 2    
2005-2006 Hershey  AHL   73 13 44 57 5 94 10 0 3    
2006-2007 Capitals   18 2 6 8 -3 12 0 0 0 22 9.1
2006-2007 Senators   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
2006-2007 Hershey  AHL   29 3 25 28 14 39 2 0 1    
2007-2008 Senators   3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
NHL Totals:   31 2 6 8 -4 18 0 0 0 35 5.7
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1996-1997 Swift Current  WHL   10 0 0 0   24          
1997-1998 Swift Current  WHL   1 0 0 0   0          
1998-1999 Swift Current  WHL   6 2 2 4   12          
1999-2000 Swift Current  WHL   2 0 0 0   0          
2000-2001 Cleveland  IHL   4 0 0 0   2 0 0 0    
2001-2002 Houston  AHL   14 1 0 1   23 0 0 0    
2002-2003 Hartford  AHL   2 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 8 25.0
2003-2004 Hartford  AHL   16 0 5 5 4 28 0 0 0    
2004-2005 Hartford  AHL   6 0 3 3 1 11 0 0 0    
2005-2006 Hershey  AHL   16 2 12 14 10 12 1 0      
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