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Panthers Acquire D Evan Oberg and 2013 Third Round Draft Pick From Vancouver in Exchange for F Chris Higgins

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired D Evan Oberg and a Third Round Draft Pick in 2013 from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for F Chris Higgins.

 
“We are pleased to have acquired a promising defensive prospect in Evan Oberg and another high draft pick for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft,” said Tallon. 
 
Oberg, 23, has played four career games in the NHL for Vancouver without registering a point. The Forestburg, Alta. Native has played 108 career games for Manitoba (AHL) registering 10 goals, 27 assists and 37 points.
 
Evan Oberg Career Statistics
                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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2005-06  Camrose Kodiaks             AJHL   44    4    9   13   56
2006-07  Camrose Kodiaks             AJHL   52    9   14   23   86  16   3  11  14  24
2007-08  U. of Minnesota-Duluth      WCHA   24    1    2    3   10
2008-09  U. of Minnesota-Duluth      WCHA   43    7   20   27   50
2009-10  Manitoba Moose              AHL    70    3   23   26   64   5   1   1   2   4
2009-10  Vancouver Canucks           NHL     2    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
2010-11  Vancouver Canucks*          NHL     2    0    0    0    0
2010-11  Manitoba Moose              AHL    38    7    4   11   28
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         NHL Totals                          4    0    0    0    0
 
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