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Canucks announce Legace and Begin signed to PTO's for 2011 camp

Wednesday, 07.09.2011 / 2:40 PM / News
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Canucks announce Legace and Begin signed to PTO\'s for 2011 camp

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Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed Manny Legace and Steve Begin to professional tryout contracts.

Legace, 38, has played 365 career NHL games (187-125-18) and has a .912 career save percentage and a goals against average of 2.41. The 5’10”, 200-pound goaltender has played for four NHL teams and spent the 2010.11 season with the Iserlohn Roosters in the German League where he compiled a record of 17-22. A native of Toronto, Ontario, he was originally selected by the Hartford Whalers 188th overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.

Begin, 33, has played 488 NHL games, recording 100 career points (52-48-100) and 539 penalty minutes. The 6’0”, 190-pound left winger has played for five NHL teams and split the 2010.11 season between the Nashville Predators, collecting four penalty minutes in two games, and the Richmond Admirals in the AHL, recording six points (3-3-6) and 30 penalty minutes in 36 games played. A native of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Begin was selected by the Calgary Flames 40th overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

Legace's Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP W L T OT SO GA SA Sv% GAA Min
1987-1988 Alliston Hornets-OJHL-C 16 7 9 0 0 83 5.17 960
1988-1989 Vaughan Raiders-MTJHL 23 1 92 4.24 1,303
1989-1990 Vaughan Raiders-MTJHL 21 8 11 1 1 89 4.53 1,180
1989-1990 Thornhill Thunderbirds-OHA-B 8 3 3 2 0 30 3.75 480
1990-1991 Niagara Falls Thunder-OHL 30 13 11 2 0 107 4.24 1,515
1991-1992 Niagara Falls Thunder-OHL 43 21 16 3 0 143 3.60 2,384
1992-1993 Niagara Falls Thunder-OHL 48 22 19 3 0 171 3.90 2,630
1992-1993 Canada-WJC-A 6 6 0 0 1 10 1.67 360
1993-1994 Canada-Nat-Tm 16 8 6 0 2 36 2.51 859
1993-1994 Canada-Olympics
1994-1995 Springfield Indians-AHL 39 12 17 6 2 128 3.54 2,169
1995-1996 Springfield Falcons-AHL 37 20 12 4 5 83 1,006 .917 2.27 2,196
1996-1997 Springfield Falcons-AHL 36 17 14 5 1 107 1,036 .897 3.03 2,119
1996-1997 Richmond Renegades-ECHL 3 2 1 0 0 8 61 .869 3.05 157
1997-1998 Springfield Falcons-AHL 6 4 2 0 0 16 144 .889 2.78 345
1997-1998 Las Vegas Thunder-IHL 41 18 16 4 1 111 1,254 .911 3.16 2,106
1998-1999 Kings 17 2 9 2 - 0 39 439 .911 2.60 899
1998-1999 Long Beach Ice Dogs-IHL 33 22 8 1 2 67 758 .912 2.24 1,796
1999-2000 Manitoba Moose-IHL 42 17 18 5 2 104 1,199 .913 2.59 2,409
1999-2000 Red Wings 4 4 0 0 - 0 11 117 .906 2.75 240
2000-2001 Red Wings 39 24 5 5 - 2 73 909 .920 2.05 2,136
2001-2002 Red Wings 20 10 6 2 - 1 45 503 .911 2.42 1,117
2002-2003 Red Wings 25 14 5 4 - 0 51 681 .925 2.18 1,406
2003-2004 Red Wings 41 23 10 5 - 3 82 1,019 .920 2.12 2,325
2004-2005 Khimik Voskresensk-Russia 2 0 10 6.73 89
2005-2006 Red Wings 51 37 8 - 3 7 106 1,244 .915 2.19 2,905
2005-2006 Grand Rapids Griffins-AHL 1 1 0 0 0 2 22 .909 2.00 60
2006-2007 Blues 45 23 15 - 5 5 109 1,177 .907 2.59 2,522
2007-2008 Blues 66 27 25 - 8 5 147 1,648 .911 2.41 3,666
2008-2009 Blues 29 13 9 - 2 0 77 669 .885 3.18 1,452
2008-2009 Peoria Rivermen-AHL 23 14 7 1 3 43 615 .940 2.00 1,290
2009-2010 Hurricanes 28 10 7 - 5 1 69 745 .907 2.81 1,472
2009-2010 Chicago Wolves-AHL 6 2 2 1 1 17 166 .898 3.21 317
2010-2011 Iserlohn Roosters-Germany 40 17 22 3 97 2.51 2,323
NHL Totals 365 187 99 18 23 24 809 9,151 .912 2.41 20,140
 
Begin's Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1993-1994 Cap-de-Madelaine Estacades-QAAA 8 0 1 1 6
1994-1995 Cap-de-Madelaine Estacades-QAAA 35 9 15 24 48
1995-1996 Val-d'Or Foreurs-QMJHL 64 13 23 36 218
1996-1997 Val-d'Or Foreurs-QMJHL 58 13 33 46 229
1996-1997 Saint John Flames-AHL
1997-1998 Flames 5 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 2 0.0
1997-1998 Val-d'Or Foreurs-QMJHL 35 18 17 35 10 73 4 0 1
1997-1998 Canada-WJC-A 7 0 0 0 10
1997-1998 Val-d'Or Foreurs-M-Cup 3 0 1 1 4
1998-1999 Saint John Flames-AHL 73 11 9 20 -16 156 3 0 1 107 10.3
1999-2000 Flames 13 1 1 2 -3 18 0 0 0 3 33.3
1999-2000 Saint John Flames-AHL 47 13 12 25 10 99 1 1 1 69 18.8
2000-2001 Flames 4 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 3 0.0
2000-2001 Saint John Flames-AHL 58 14 14 28 16 109 4 0 2 116 12.1
2001-2002 Flames 51 7 5 12 -3 79 1 0 0 65 10.8
2002-2003 Flames 50 3 1 4 -7 51 0 0 1 59 5.1
2003-2004 Canadiens 52 10 5 15 6 41 0 1 1 91 11.0
2004-2005 Hamilton Bulldogs-AHL 21 10 3 13 6 20 0 2 1
2005-2006 Canadiens 76 11 12 23 9 113 1 2 2 134 8.2
2006-2007 Canadiens 52 5 5 10 -6 46 0 0 0 64 7.8
2007-2008 Canadiens 44 3 5 8 0 48 0 0 0 67 4.5
2008-2009 Canadiens 42 6 4 10 -5 27 0 0 1 65 9.2
2008-2009 Stars 20 1 1 2 -1 15 0 0 0 25 4.0
2009-2010 Bruins 77 5 9 14 -7 53 0 1 2 110 4.5
2010-2011 Predators 2 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 2 0.0
2010-2011 Milwaukee Admirals-AHL 36 3 3 6 -3 30 1 0 1 58 5.2
NHL Totals 488 52 48 100 -19 539 2 4 7 690 7.5