The Vancouver Canucks have acquried Derrick Pouliot from the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenceman Andrey Pedan and a 2018 fourth-round pick.

Pouliot, 23, appeared in 11 games with the Penguins last season, failing to post a point. He scored seven goals and added 16 assists in 46 games at the AHL level.

Selected eigth overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, Pouliot owns two goals and 14 points in 67 career games - all with the Penguins.

Pedan, who the Canucks placed on waivers Monday, played in 13 games with Vancouver last season. The 24-year-old posted five goals and 10 points in 52 games with the Utica Comets. He recorded 100 penalty minutes with the Comets.