Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired defenceman Luke Schenn and a 7th round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenceman Michael Del Zotto. Schenn will report directly to the Utica Comets.
Schenn, 29, has split the 2018.19 season between Anaheim (eight games played) and the San Diego Gulls (2-8-10 in 22 games played). In 716 career NHL games split between Anaheim, Arizona, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Toronto, the 6-2, 221-pound defenceman has registered 143 points (30-113-143). He has also collected two goals and an assist in 12 career Stanley Cup Playoff games.
A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Schenn was drafted in the first-round (fifth overall) by Toronto in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.