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Canucks ink Sven Baertschi to 1-year, $900k contract

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports The Vancouver Canucks have locked up their final restricted free agent player, Swiss-born winger Sven Baertschi, with a one-year, one-way deal the club announced on Tuesday. Baertschi didn’t accept his qualifying offer by the July 15 deadline, and was reportedly told to wait on the club clearing salary cap…

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Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter from Penguins for Bonino, Clendening

Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports The Vancouver Canucks have been linked to Pittsburgh Penguins centre Brandon Sutter for years, certainly since he was the rumoured centrepiece in a Ryan Kesler trade at the 2014 NHL trade deadline.  On Tuesday the club actually acquired the 26-year-old defensive centre in a deal that included the actual centrepiece of the…