Blackhawks Trade After Corey Perry Waiver

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded a fifth-round pick for forward Anthony Beauvillier from the Vancouver Canucks, who is expected to see increased ice time and provide a veteran presence for the Blackhawks’ younger players.

‣ The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Anthony Beauvillier from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a fifth-round pick. Beauvillier had been overtaken on the Canucks’ depth chart despite their successful season.
‣ Beauvillier was originally drafted by the New York Islanders in 2015 and was part of the Canucks for two years. He is in the final year of a three-year, $12.45 million contract he signed with the Islanders.
‣ Beauvillier is expected to have a larger role in Chicago, likely to provide a veteran presence and help support their younger players. He has scored 113 goals and 237 points in his eight-year NHL career.

The Chicago Blackhawks just landed Anthony Beauvillier. They got him from the Vancouver Canucks, trading a fifth-round pick for the forward. The Canucks, on the other hand, didn’t keep any of the contract.

Beauvillier’s been in 22 games this year for the Canucks. He’s got two goals and eight points to his name. Not to mention, he’s had four penalty minutes and a +8 rating.

The Canucks are having a pretty good season. But Beauvillier? He’s been overshadowed by other players. He’s tied for 11th in points on his old team. Considering his $4.15 million cap hit this year, that’s not exactly impressive.

Beauvillier started out as a big deal. The New York Islanders drafted him in 2015 from the QMJHL. Scouts thought he’d be a top-six scorer. But, he never quite made it. After six and a half seasons on Long Island, he was traded to the Canucks in 2019. It was part of the Bo Horvat deal.

Beauvillier didn’t stay long with the Canucks, only 55 games. Now, he’s off to Chicago. He’s stepping in for Taylor Hall, who’s injured, and Corey Perry, who’s contract got terminated.

The 26-year-old winger is in the last year of a three-year, $12.45 million contract. He signed it with the Islanders. He wasn’t getting much ice time in Vancouver, just about 13 minutes per game. But in Chicago? He’ll likely get a lot more, especially in the top-six.

Beauvillier’s got experience. He’s expected to be a steady hand and a veteran presence in Chicago. They’re hoping he’ll help out Connor Bedard and the other young players.

Over eight years in the NHL, Beauvillier’s made some noise. He’s scored 113 goals and 237 points in 512 games. Plus, he’s got 29 points from 49 playoff games.

Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson is a Senior Writer for HockeyMonitor. With a background in Sports Media, Alex joined the team in 2022. He focuses on providing the latest hockey news, game scores, and fresh NHL trade rumors.

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