Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have claimed forward Joseph Cramarossa off waivers from Anaheim.
Cramarossa, 24, has appeared in 49 games for the Anaheim Ducks in his debut NHL season in 2016.17, registering 10 points (4-6-10) and 51 penalty minutes. The 6-1, 192-pound forward has recorded 31 points (17-14-31) in 164 AHL games with San Diego and Norfolk. Cramarossa set career-highs in goals (11), assists (6) and points (17) last season with San Diego. He also appeared in 11 career Calder Cup Playoff games, recording three goals (3-0-3).
Prior to making his professional debut, Cramarossa played in 235 OHL games split between Mississauga and Belleville, registering 138 points (51-87-138) and 333 penalty minutes.
A native of Toronto, Ontario, Cramarossa was selected by Anaheim in the third round, 65th overall, at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.