The Anaheim Ducks continued their wheeling and dealing on NHL trade deadline day, dealing centers Maxim Lapierre and MacGregor Sharp to the Vancouver Canucks for center Joel Perrault and a 2012 third-round draft pick, the club announced today. The Ducks acquired Lapierre from the on December 31, for defenseman . In 21 games with the Ducks, Lapierre had no goals and three assists.
The Ducks earlier today also acquired forward Brad Winchester from the St. Louis Blues for two draft picks. Perrault, who will turn 28 in April, has appeared in seven games for the Canucks this season, and has no goals or assists in 50 minutes of ice time. He has appeared in 96 games in parts of six seasons in the NHL, with 12 goals and 14 assists.
Perrault was originally drafted by Anaheim in 2001, though he never played for the Ducks. He had three goals and 15 assists in 26 games with Manitoba of the AHL. Anaheim is off until Wednesday, when they host the Detroit Red Wings at Honda Center.
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