Avs Acquire Nycholat, Wilson, Draft Pick
Defenseman Jordan Leopold Traded to Calgary
Wednesday, 03.4.2009 / 10:02 AM MT / News
Nycholat, 29, was claimed off waivers by Calgary from Vancouver yesterday. He has skated in 14 games for the Canucks this season, tallying one assist and a +3 plus/minus rating. Nycholat (6-0, 200 lbs) has also appeared in three games with Vancouver’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, collecting three assists. The Calgary native has played in 45 career games in the NHL, recording two goals and seven assists with the New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks.
Leopold has played in all 64 games for the Avalanche this season, tallying 20 points (6g/14a). Acquired by Colorado from Calgary on June 24, 2006, Leopold collected 38 points (13g/25a) in 122 games with the Avalanche.