Jason Chimera Traded to Anaheim

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Jason Chimera
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 05: Jason Chimera #25 of the New York Islanders wears a "DIFD - Do It For Daron" hat during warmups prior to their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Barclays Center on January 5, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The charitible venture supports mental health initiatives and is named in honor of Daron Richardson the daughter of the Islanders assistant coach Luke Richardson. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The New York Islanders have agreed to trade forward Jason Chimera to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Chris Wagner.

New York Islanders Trade Jason Chimera to Anaheim Ducks

The New York Islanders completed a trade on February 26th with the Anaheim Ducks. The Anaheim Ducks acquire forward Jason Chimera in exchange for forward Chris Wagner.

Key Players

In Jason Chimera, the Anaheim Ducks get a veteran Forward in Chimera. This season he scored two goals and nine assists for 11 points in 58 games played. He also added 35 penalty minutes. His possession numbers are 43.4 percent Corsi and a relative Corsi of -5.3. Those totals are worse compared to last season where he scored 20 goals and 13 assists for 33 points. Over his 16-year NHL career, he has played for the New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals, and Edmonton Oilers. He has put up 185 goals and 228 assists for 413 career points in 1,091 games. He was originally drafted in the 5th round, 121st overall of the 1997 NHL Draft by the Edmonton Oilers.

In Chris Wagner, the Islanders get a younger forward after giving up Chimera. He scored six goals and 9 assists for 15 points this year. He also added 35 minutes in penalties. His possession numbers are 45.4 percent Corsi and a relative Corsi of -3.2. These totals are up compared to last season, where he scored six goals and one assist for seven points. Over his four-year NHL career he has put up 16 goals and 12 assists for 28 career points in 159 career games. He was originally drafted in the 5th round, 122nd overall of the 2010 NHL Draft by the Anaheim Ducks.

 

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