Vancouver Canucks waive Justin Bailey

The Vancouver Canucks waived forward Justin Bailey Thursday, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported.

Bailey, 26, has appeared in 10 games for the Canucks this season taking 10 shots and posting a -4. He’s averaged just 9:41 time on ice per game this year.

Now in his third year in Vancouver, Bailey has struggled to get a foothold at the NHL level. Despite that, he’s been solid in the American League in the Canucks’ organization scoring 53 points in 57 games.

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