Update: Paetsch's NHL salary for this season is $525,000 according to CapGeek.
2 trends for the Canucks continue: trading with the Panthers and acquiring former Buffalo Sabres. Today the team has announced a trade that sends D Sean Zimmerman to Florida in exchange for D Nathan Paetsch. Yesterday the club acquired former Sabre Andrew Peters. Zimmerman failed to impress at Canucks camp. He was originally acquired in the Matthieu Schneider deal to the Coyotes.
Paetsch had a solid season with the Sabres in 2006-07, scoring 24 points in 63 games. His NHL time has decreased ever since. He did not play in the NHL last season, but instead played in the AHL. Plays like this don't help his cause: