Predators Sign Former Canuck Yannick Weber

Taylor Perry
July 01 2016 12:10PM

Looks like there will be a Weber on the Nashville Predators blueline this season, after all, just not the one everyone expected. The Predators announced today that they have signed now-former Canucks defenseman Yannick Weber. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.


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Dan Hamhuis signs with Dallas Stars

Ryan Biech
July 01 2016 11:47AM

Dan Hamhuis has signed with the Dallas Stars this morning.

McKenzie mentioned on TSN that the deal was 2 years for $3.75M per season.

Hamhuis signing with the Stars isn't surprising given that he had waived his NTC to go to Dallas at the trading deadline, but ultimately was never dealt as Canucks and Stars management could not come to an agreement on a deal. Even after the Stars acquired Kris Russell from the Calgary Flames, there was still some interest but nothing could get done.

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Canucks sign Michael Chaput

Ryan Biech
July 01 2016 11:31AM

 The Vancouver Canucks have signed 24 year old forward Michael Chaput to a two way deal:

Chaput was a free agent after the Columbus Blue Jackets decided to not qualify the young centre.

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Taylor Fedun signs with Buffalo Sabres

Ryan Biech
July 01 2016 10:29AM

Amidst the free agent frenzy, Taylor Fedun has signed with the Buffalo Sabres this morning.

This isn't surprising as the Canucks now have 8 defenceman signed for their NHL roster, and appear to be going with a youth movement in Utica.

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Vancouver Canucks Sign Loui Eriksson

J.D. Burke
July 01 2016 10:07AM

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The Vancouver Canucks have made their first big splash in free agency, signing Loui Eriksson to a six-year contract valued at $36-million. Which means that Eriksson will carry a $6-million cap hit. This signing should come as no surprise, as the Canucks have always considered Eriksson to factor largely into their free agency plans as a primary option to add scoring and two-way acumen to their top line.

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