DETROIT – The Detroit Pink Wings immediately acquired a 3rd-spherical draft decide within the 2017 NHL Entry Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks in trade for proper wing Tomas Jurco.
Jurco, 24, skated in 159 video games for the Pink Wings since 2013-14, totaling 39 factors (15-24-39) and forty six penalty minutes. The Kosice, Slovakia, native skated in sixteen video games for the Purple Wings this season and in addition appeared in two video games with the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins, choosing up two factors (1-1-2). A Calder Cup champion in 2013 with the Griffins, Jurco had seventy one factors (33-38-seventy one) in 113 AHL video games between 2012-17. Previous to his skilled profession, Jurco helped the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League’s Saint John Sea Canine to league championships in 2011 and 2012, registering one hundred seventy five factors (87-88-one hundred seventy five) in 172 video games from 2009-12.
The Pink Wings presently have 9 draft picks within the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, together with two picks in each the third and sixth rounds.