Blue Jackets trade for Schroeder

Photo: Iowa Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Jordan Schroeder from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for center Dante Salituro.

Entering his eighth pro season in 2017-18, Schroeder appeared in 25 AHL games for the Iowa Wild last season, notching six goals and 12 assists for 18 points. He also had six goals and seven assists in 37 NHL contests with Minnesota.

The 26-year-old native of Prior Lake, Minn., has played 292 games in the AHL with Iowa, Utica, Chicago and Manitoba, totaling 77 goals and 118 assists for 195 points. He has also appeared in 144 NHL games with Minnesota and Vancouver, recording 17 goals and 23 assists for 40 points.

Schroeder was originally a first-round choice (22nd overall) by the Canucks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Salituro, 20, made his pro debut last season with the AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, notching one goal in five games. He also had one goal and one assist in seven games in the ECHL, and completed his junior career with 11 goals and 11 assists in 30 games as an over-age player with London (OHL).

Salituro played 295 games over five junior seasons with London and Ottawa, recording 122 goals and 160 assists for 282 points.