Vancouver Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter in trade with Penguins

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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, 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.