CANUCKS ACQUIRE DAVID POPE IN EXCHANGE FOR ALEX BIEGAOct 7, 2019
Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired left wing David Pope in exchange for defenseman Alex Biega.
Pope, 23, split the 2018-19 season between Grand Rapids (AHL) and Toledo Walleye (ECHL). He posted three points (2-1-3) in 28 games with Grand Rapids and four points (3-1-4) in seven games with Toledo.
Prior to his college career, Pope spent four years in the BCHL, playing for the Cowichan Valley Capitals, the Westside Warriors and West Kelowna Warriors.
The Edmonton, Alberta native was originally drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the fourth round, 109th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.