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Vancouver Canucks Trade Kevin Bieksa To Anaheim

Kevin Bieksa

Just days after the Vancouver Canucks traded goalie Eddie Lack, GM Jim Benning has revealed defenceman Kevin Bieksa has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2016 second round draft pick.

“We would like to thank Kevin and his wife Katie for their incredible commitment to this team and community,” said General Manager Jim Benning. “It’s always a difficult decision to trade a player who’s been such a big part of an organization for so long and we wanted to make sure we did what was best for both Kevin and the Canucks. Kevin was a leader for us and will always be connected with our fans and the Vancouver Canucks because of all he did for this province and team. We wish him and his family the very best.”



The Kevin Bieksa trade has been highly anticipated the past couple weeks and comes exactly one year after the Canucks traded Ryan Kesler to Anaheim.

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