The San Jose Sharks traded John Leonard and a 2023 3rd round pick in exchange for Luke Kunin during the 4th Round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.
Kunin, a 24-year-old right-handed centerman, has played in 251 NHL games and scored 93 points (46 G, 47 A). His career average time-on-ice is 14:36.
- Selected 15th Overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2016 NHL Draft
- Big Ten All-Rookie Team (2016)
- NCAA West Second All-American Team (2017)