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Canucks acquire Will Acton from Oilers

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired centre Will Acton from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Kellan Lain.

Acton, 27, has split the 2014.15 season to date between the Edmonton Oilers and Oklahoma City Barons. He has played in three games with Edmonton and collected two points (1-1-2) in six games with Oklahoma this year. The Edina, Minnesota native has appeared in 33 NHL games, recording five points (3-2-5).

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2008-2009 Lake Superior State-CCHA 38 7 9 16 53
2009-2010 Lake Superior State-CCHA 36 10 14 24 39
2010-2011 Lake Superior State-CCHA 34 9 15 24 18
2010-2011 Toronto Marlies-AHL 5 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Reading Royals-ECHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Toronto Marlies-AHL 69 7 9 16 5 58 0 0 2 86 8.1
2012-2013 Toronto Marlies-AHL 67 8 11 19 1 60 0 0 1 91 8.8
2013-2014 Oilers 30 3 2 5 -2 21 0 0 1 18 16.7
2013-2014 Oklahoma City Barons-AHL 47 12 11 23 1 74 1 3 2 86 14.0
2014-2015 Oilers 3 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 0 2 0.0
NHL Totals 33 3 2 5 -4 26 0 0 1 20 15.0
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2011-2012 Toronto Marlies-AHL 17 1 1 2 -2 9 0 0 0 18 5.6
2012-2013 Toronto Marlies-AHL 9 4 2 6 3 12 0 0 3 11 36.4
2013-2014 Oklahoma City Barons-AHL 3 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
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