Canucks sign defenceman Kevin Connauton
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed free agent defenceman Kevin Connauton. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Connauton, 20, appeared in 69 games with the Giants in 2009-10, recording 72 points (24-48-72) and 107 penalty minutes. The Edmonton, Alberta native shared the League’s top spot as the highest scoring defenceman in the regular season (24-48-72). He added 13 points (3-10-13) and 21 penalty minutes in 16 playoff games.
The 6’1”, 196 lb. defenceman was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the third round, 83rd overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
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