Canucks Sign Free Agent Forward Greg Classen
Classen, 30, joins the Canucks after spending the 2006-07 with the Hamburg Freezers of the German Hockey League. In 50 games played, Classen registered 35 points (9-26-35) and 70 penalty minutes. Prior to 2006-07, Classen had appeared in 90 career NHL games, all with the Nashville Predators, recording 17 points (7-10-17) and 48 penalty minutes. His most productive season in the NHL was during the 2001-02 season, when he appeared in 55 regular season games and notched 11 points (5-6-11) and 30 penalty minutes.
The 6’1”, 190 lbs. native of Aylsham, Saskatchewan was also a member of the AHL Calder Cup Champion Milwaukee Admirals in 2003-04.