Canucks acquire JT Miller from Lightning for Mazanec, draft picks

Canucks acquire JT Miller from Lightning for Mazanec, draft picks

Canucks acquire JT Miller from Lightning for Mazanec, draft picks

The Lightning receive goaltender prospect Marek Mazanec plus a third-round pick in Saturday's draft and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2021. He's the 8th American player to be selected first in the draft.

Miller recorded 13 goals and 47 points for the Lightning last season and provides immediate, much-needed depth for the Canucks' forward corps.

The native of East Palestine, Ohio, is known as a dynamic forward who can play all three positions.

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran, targets supreme leader
But he added that he was open to quickly reaching a deal with Iran that he said would bolster the country's flagging economy. In recent weeks, six oil tankers have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman , which the USA and its Gulf allies blame on Iran.

"J.T. Miller is an experienced and versatile offensive contributor", Canucks GM Jim Benning said in a release from the club.

The Vancouver Canucks will induct former forward Alex Burrows into the team's "ring of honour" this season.

The hockey world has descended on Vancouver this weekend for the annual NHL Entry Draft, which starts today, 5 p.m. PT, with the first round at Rogers Arena.

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