Canucks Re-sign Aaron Rome

The Canucks have re-signed defenceman Aaron Rome to a two-year deal.

Tuesday, 15.06.2010 / 1:22 PM / News
Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-signed defenceman Aaron Rome to a two-year deal. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rome, 26, played in 49 games with Vancouver this year after being acquired via free agency July 2, 2009. He finished his first season with Vancouver registering four points (0-4-4) and 15 penalty minutes. In one playoff game with Vancouver he finished with an even plus/minus rating.

Rome split the 2008-09 season playing eight games for the Columbus Blue Jackets with one assist, and 48 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, where he had 28 points (7-21-28) and 153 penalty minutes. Rome has played 75 career NHL games with Vancouver, Columbus and Anaheim recording seven points (1-6-7) and 57 penalty minutes.

The 6’1”, 218-pound native of Nesbitt, Manitoba was originally drafted by Los Angeles 104th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1998-1999 Saskatoon Contacts-SMHL
1998-1999 Saskatoon Blades-WHL 1 0 0 0 0
1999-2000 Saskatoon Blades-WHL 47 0 6 6 22
2000-2001 Saskatoon Blades-WHL 3 0 0 0 2
2000-2001 Kootenay Ice-WHL 53 2 8 10 43
2001-2002 Kootenay Ice-WHL 33 4 13 17 1 55 1 0 1
2001-2002 Swift Current Broncos-WHL 37 3 11 14 10 113 1 0 0
2002-2003 Swift Current Broncos-WHL 61 12 44 56 -6 201 7 0
2003-2004 Swift Current Broncos-WHL 41 7 26 33 15 122 4 0
2003-2004 Moose Jaw Warriors-WHL 28 3 16 19 21 88 1 0
2004-2005 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks-AHL 75 2 14 16 0 130 1 0 0
2005-2006 Portland Pirates-AHL 64 5 19 24 23 87 2 0 1
2006-2007 Ducks 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2006-2007 Portland Pirates-AHL 76 8 17 25 0 139 3 0 1
2007-2008 Blue Jackets 17 1 1 2 -4 33 0 0 0 15 6.7
2007-2008 Portland Pirates-AHL 14 2 3 5 -3 31 2 0
2007-2008 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 41 3 21 24 1 126 3 0
2008-2009 Blue Jackets 8 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
2008-2009 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 48 7 21 28 7 153 2 0 0
2009-2010 Canucks 49 0 4 4 -2 24 0 0 0 49 0.0
NHL Totals 75 1 6 7 -6 57 0 0 0 72 1.4
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1999-2000 Saskatoon Blades-WHL 1 0 0 0 0
2000-2001 Kootenay Ice-WHL 11 1 3 4 6
2001-2002 Swift Current Broncos-WHL 10 1 4 5 23 0 0 0
2002-2003 Swift Current Broncos-WHL 4 1 0 1 20 1 0
2003-2004 Moose Jaw Warriors-WHL 8 0 6 6 17 0 0
2004-2005 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks-AHL 12 3 3 6 -1 33 2 0 0
2005-2006 Portland Pirates-AHL 18 1 4 5 4 33 0 0 0
2006-2007 Ducks 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2006-2007 Portland Pirates-AHL
2007-2008 Portland Pirates-AHL
2007-2008 Syracuse Crunch-AHL
2008-2009 Blue Jackets 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
2009-2010 Canucks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
NHL Totals 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0