The Vancouver Canucks
added another new defenseman to their roster Thursday with the acquisition of Nathan Paetsch
from the Florida Panthers
in exchange for defenseman Sean Zimmerman
Paetsch, 27, split the 2009-10 season with Columbus and Buffalo. He registered 2 points (1-1-2) in 11 games with Buffalo and 6 penalty minutes in 10 games with Columbus. In 167 NHL games he has totalled 7 goals and 42 points, with 114 penalty minutes and a plus-12 rating.
Zimmerman, 23, finished the 2009-10 season with nine points (2-7-9) and 105 penalty minutes in 72 games played with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL.
Vancouver also added defenseman Ryan Parent
in a trade Wednesday with Nashville for Shane O'Brien