NHL Trade Review: Canucks Acquire Dickinson

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Jason Dickinson from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a 2021 third-round draft pick.

The expansion draft has caused a bunch of trades today and this is one of them. Dickinson is a good defensive, bottom-six player. He is a guy that the Stars normally would not want to lose. But, he was the odd-man out and headed to Seattle. With this deal, they are able to get some value for him. A third-rounder is basically market value. Dickinson does not have a contract for 2021-22 as a restricted free agent and the pick is 73rd overall. This is a fair deal for both sides as the Canucks, who desperately need cheaper, better bottom-six options, get one here. Dickinson was a first-round pick all the way back in 2013.

Dickinson, 26, scored seven goals with eight assists for 15 points in 51 games for the Stars in 2020-21. In his NHL career, all in Dallas, Dickinson has scored 25 goals with 38 assists for 63 points in 221 games.

Published by carterhud

Carterhud.com. SI Kids Kid Reporter, Prime Time Sports Talk writer

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