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Canucks sign Aaron Volpatti

Volpatti, 24, joins the Canucks from Brown University, where he served as team captain in his senior year.

Monday, 22.03.2010 / 4:17 PM / News
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Canucks sign Aaron Volpatti

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Aaron Volpatti to a multi-year deal.

Volpatti, 24, joins the Canucks from Brown University, where he served as team captain in his senior year. In the 2009-10 season, the Revelstoke, BC native recorded 32 points (17-15-32) in 37 games played. He set the school record for most penalty minutes in a season with 115 in 2009-10. Volpatti played four seasons with Brown, registering 62 points (32-30-62) and 236 penalty minutes in 123 career college games.

Prior to college, Volpatti played for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. From the 2003-04 to 2005-06 seasons, the 6’2”, 215-pound forward tallied 37 points (13-24-37) and 279 penalty minutes in 137 games. He also appeared in the 2004 BCHL Playoffs, recording one goal and five penalty minutes in five games. In his final season with the Vipers, Volpatti was named an assistant captain.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team LGE GP G A P PIM
2003-04 Vernon Vipers BCHL 55 1 4 5 134
2004-05 Vernon Vipers BCHL 57 6 12 18 106
2005-06 Vernon Vipers BCHL 25 6 8 14 39
2006-07 Brown University NCAA 23 5 2 7 39
2007-08 Brown University NCAA 31 4 6 10 28
2008-09 Brown University NCAA 32 6 7 13 54
2009-10 Brown University NCAA 37 17 15 32 115