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Canucks sign forward Prab Rai

Rai finishes WHL career with the Seattle Thunderbirds with 218 points in 238 career games.

Wednesday, 24.03.2010 / 12:47 PM / News
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Canucks sign forward Prab Rai

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Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed 2008 draft pick, forward Prab Rai.

Rai, 20, led the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL in scoring (41-28-69) and goals (41) in 67 games played during the 2009-10 campaign. Rai was acquired by Seattle midway through the 2006-07 season and has recorded 218 points (91-127-218) in 238 career games with the Thunderbirds.

Prior to his tenure with Seattle, Rai played two seasons with the Prince George Cougars of the WHL. The Surrey, BC native recorded 10 points (7-3-10) and 27 penalty minutes in 62 games played.

The 6’0”, 183-pound forward was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks 131st overall in the fifth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2006-2007 Prince George Cougars-WHL 24 2 3 5 0 12 1 0 1
2006-2007 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 38 5 14 19 -4 18 0 0 1
2007-2008 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 72 20 45 65 31 21 3 4
2008-2009 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 61 25 40 65 11 29 7 2
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2006-2007 Prince George Cougars-WHL
2006-2007 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 8 1 4 5 -1 0 0 0
2007-2008 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 11 2 4 6 4 4 2 0
2008-2009 Seattle Thunderbirds-WHL 5 1 1 2 -3 0 1 0