Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have acquired forward Nicolas Kerdiles from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Chase De Leo.
Kerdiles played in a pair of games for the Ducks last season while playing in 49 games for the San Diego Gulls of the AHL where he recorded 34 points (15G, 19A) and 34 penalty minutes. The Lewisville, Texas native turned pro in 2013-14 following a pair of seasons with the University of Wisconsin. Kerdiles has played three career NHL regular season games as well as four playoff games for the Ducks in 2016-17 where he recorded an assist and two PIMs. The 24-year-old has also skated in 178 career AHL games for the Gulls and the Norfolk Admirals with 106 points (47G, 59A) and 174 PIMs, adding another 12 points (7G, 5A) and eight PIMs in 18 postseason games.
Kerdiles was drafted by Anaheim in the second round (36th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Born Jan 11 1994 -- Lewisville, TX
Height 6.02 -- Weight 200 -- Shoots L