The Vancouver Canucks have traded defenseman Travis Hamonic to the Ottawa Senators for a third-round choose.

The Canucks seem like making an attempt to dump a few of their dangerous contracts, they usually discovered a taker in Ottawa for Hamonic’s. The defenseman is presently within the first yr of a two-year cope with a $three million cap hit.

Hamonic was in his second season with the Canucks, signing with them final season after impressing on knowledgeable tryout. He beforehand performed for the New York Islanders, who drafted him within the second spherical in 2008, and the Calgary Flames.

Hamonic has three objectives and 7 factors in 24 video games this season, however he was better-known as a dependable defensive defenseman in his prime. That stated, the 31 yr outdated has seen higher days, with a 46.59% CF% and 44.53% xGF% at even energy this season.

He joins a Senators staff properly out of a playoff spot this season, however in search of a veteran defenseman so as to add a bit extra stability for subsequent season, when the staff has aspiring hopes to be extra of a contender.

The third-round choose coming again is a 2022 choose, and is the Canucks’ personal third-round choose. That they had beforehand traded that choose within the 2020 offseason to the Vegas Golden Knights for Nate Schmidt, who then dealt that choose to Ottawa together with Nick Holden for Evgenii Dadonov.

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