Thread: Confirmed with Link: JVR traded to Toronto for Luke Schenn
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06-23-2012, 03:52 PM
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JVR traded to Toronto for Luke Schenn


Flyers Acquire Luke Schenn|PHI|home

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have acquired 6-2, 229-lb defenseman Luke Schenn from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right wing James van Riemsdyk, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.

Schenn, 22 (11/2/1989), is entering his fifth NHL season. He was drafted fifth overall by the Maple Leafs in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and appeared in 310 games, posting 14 goals and 61 assists for 75 points along with 217 PIM. This past season, Schenn recorded two goals and 20 assists for 22 points in 79 games. He is the older brother of Flyers center Brayden Schenn.

Breaking News!!!! Toronto trades Luke Schenn to Flyers for James Van RiemsDyk. Done deal. #TSN

per Dreger

Schenn for JVR makes a good deal of sense. Flyers were looking for help on D and Leafs need a big forward. Fresh start for JVR.

  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 229
  • Shoots: Right
  • Born: 2 Nov 1989 (Age 22)
  • Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Drafted: TOR / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
  • Round: 1st (5th overall)

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