The Anaheim Ducks, parent club of the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, have acquired forward Corey Tropp from the Chicago Blachawks in exchange for forward Tim Jackman and a seventh-round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Tropp, 26, has tallied 11 goals and 17 assists for 28 points in 51 games with the AHL’s Albany Devils this season, his sixth pro campaign. In 160 career AHL games with Albany, Rochester and Portland, Tropp has recorded 32 goals and 62 assists for 94 points.
Tropp has skated in 148 NHL games with Columbus and Buffalo, registering six goals and 21 assists.
Gernat, 22, earned three assists in 22 games with AHL Bakersfield this season. The third-year pro has appeared in 133 AHL games with Bakersfield and Oklahoma City, totaling five goals and 28 assists.
Jackman has one goal and one assist in 22 games with San Diego in 2015-16, and also appeared in two games with the Ducks. He has collected 32 goals and 43 assists for 75 points in 483 career NHL games with Columbus, Phoenix, Los Angeles, the New York Islanders, Calgary and Anaheim, as well as 96 goals and 94 assists for 190 points in 429 AHL contests with San Diego, Bridgeport, Manchester, San Antonio and Syracuse.