Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired goaltender Marek Mazanec from the New York Rangers in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.
Mazanec, 27, has appeared in 20 games for the Hartford Wolf Pack this season posting a record of 7-8-3 along with a .903 save percentage and 3.01 GAA. He has appeared in 31 career NHL games over parts of three seasons, all with Nashville, posting an 8-13-4 record, along with a 2.98 GAA, a .895 save percentage, and two shutouts.
Mazanec was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for November of 2013, as he posted a 5-4-1 record, along with a 2.00 GAA, a .932 save percentage, and two shutouts in 10 appearances during the month.
The 6-4, 187-pounder also appeared in 23 games with HC Slovan Bratislava of the KHL in 2017.18, posting a 3.40 GAA and a .899 save percentage.
In addition to his NHL experience, Mazanec has appeared in 205 AHL games, posting a 100-74-22 record, along with a 2.67 GAA, a .908 save percentage, and 11 shutouts.
The Pisek, Czech Republic, native was originally selected by Nashville in the sixth round, 179th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.