01/29/2015 11:22 EST | Updated 03/31/2015 05:59 EDT

Canucks get minor leaguer Adam Clendening from Blackhawks for Gustav Forsling

VANCOUVER - Defenceman Adam Clendening was acquired by the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Defenceman Gustav Forsling was sent to the Blackhawks organization in return.

Clendening has played in four NHL games this season, scoring a goal and adding an assist for Chicago.

He has a goal and 12 assists with a minus-4 rating in 38 games with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League this season.

The 18-year-old Forsling was selected in the fifth round of the 2014 draft by Vancouver. He has three goals and two assists with a plus-5 rating in 35 games with Linkopings HC of the Swedish Hockey League this season.