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Vancouver Signs Matt Pettinger

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Matt Pettinger. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Pettinger, 29, recorded 15 points (8-7-15) and 24 penalty minutes in 59 games played with the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2008.09 season. The 6’1”, 205 lbs. forward has played 413 career NHL games (64-56-120) recording 120 penalty minutes. Pettinger played 20 games with Vancouver in the 2007.08 season after being acquired at the NHL trade deadline from Washington and recorded six points (4-2-6) and 11 penalty minutes with the Canucks.

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