VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Brandon Sutter and a third-round draft pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
In exchange, the Canucks have sent forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Adam Clendening and a second-round pick in 2016 to Pittsburgh.
The third-round selection acquired by Vancouver will be the earlier pick of two held by Pittsburgh.
Sutter, 26, a former Red Deer Rebels forward, recorded 21 goals and 12 assists in 80 games with Pittsburgh during the 2014-15 season. In 495 career NHL games with Pittsburgh and Carolina, Sutter has 98 goals and 87 assists.