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SportsCanucks acquire forward J.T. Miller from Lightning

21:30  22 june  2019
21:30  22 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Canucks acquire J . T . Miller from the Lightning in exchange for Marek Mazanec, a 2019 third round pick and a 2020 conditional pick. We had lots of conversations, but the prices were too high to add a D right now," he said. The Canucks said forward Vasily Podkolzin, selected with the No. 10 pick at

Lightning Franchise news. Tampa Bay Lightning acquire defenseman Ryan McDonagh and forward J . T . Miller from New York Rangers. VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks made a splash at their home draft on Saturday, acquiring forward J . T . Miller from the Tampa Bay Lightning .

Canucks acquire forward J.T. Miller from Lightning© Mark LoMoglio/NHLI/Getty ImagesThe Vancouver Canucks made a splash at their home draft on Saturday, acquiring forward J.T. Miller from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks made a splash at their home draft on Saturday, acquiring forward J.T. Miller from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Canucks sent goalie Marek Mazanec to Tampa with a 2019 third-round draft pick and a 2020 conditional pick.

Miller, 26, had 13 goals and 34 assists for the Lightning last season.

The native of East Palestine, Ohio, is known as a versatile forward who can play all three positions.

He was originally selected 15th overall by the Rangers in 2011 and spent six seasons in New York before he was dealt to Tampa Bay in 2018.

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Jonathan Tonathon " J . T ." Miller (born March 14, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey left winger for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks made a splash at their home draft on Saturday, acquiring forward J . T . Miller from the Tampa Bay Lightning . The Canucks sent goalie Marek Mazanec to Tampa with a 2019 third-round draft pick and a 2020 conditional selection.

The Canucks got Mazanec from the Nashville Predators in February but he did not play for Vancouver last season.

Canucks general manager Jim Benning has been adamant in recent weeks that the club needs to add a top-six forward to supplement its core of young talent.

The NHL draft kicked off in Vancouver on Friday night, with the New Jersey Devils taking American forward Jack Hughes first overall.

The Canucks took Russian forward Vasily Podkolzin with the 10th pick.

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