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Jannik Hansen Signs 3 Years with Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed right wing Jannik Hansen to a three-year contract.

Hansen, 25, recorded 29 points (9-20-29) and 32 penalty minutes in 82 games played in 2010.11, setting career season highs in games played (82), assists (20), points (29) and plus/minus (+13). The Herlev, Denmark, native also led the team in hits (149) and won the Fred J. Hume Award as the team’s “Unsung Hero.” In 25 playoff games, he collected nine points (3-6-9) and 18 penalty minutes.

Update 2:21pm PT: CapGeek notes the contract is for $1.35 million per year.

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Good news, and a deserved contract to a hardworking player.

Posted by Moq from Denmark on 07/29/11 at 11:12 AM ET

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