Rangers send Emerson Etem to Canucks for Nicklas Jensen, draft pick

Emerson Etem was averaging 11:05 of ice time for the Rangers. Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers traded forward Emerson Etem to the Vancouver Canucks for forward Nicklas Jensen and a sixth-round pick in 2017.

Etem, 23, played 19 games for the Rangers this season and registered three assists. Drafted 29th in 2010 by the Anaheim Ducks, Etem played 45 games for the Ducks in 2014-15, posting five goals and five assists.

The 6-foot-1, 212-pound forward has played a total of 131 games in the NHL between the Rangers and Ducks.

Jensen, 22, has 24 games of NHL experience in parts of three seasons for the Canucks. This season, he played in the AHL with the Utica Comets, posting four goals and eight assists.