June 2019 - Vancouver Canucks Wiretap

Stars To Buy Out Nichushkin; Canucks Place Spooner On Waivers

Jun 30, 2019 1:38 AM

The Dallas Stars have placed former first-round draft pick Valeri Nichushkin on waivers to buy out the final year of his contract, a person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

The Vancouver Canucks also announced that they had placed center Ryan Spooner on waivers to buy out the final year of his two-year, $8 million contact.


Tags: Dallas Stars, Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Waiver

Lightning Send J.T. Miller To Canucks For Draft Picks

Jun 22, 2019 4:15 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a little breathing room under the NHL salary cap by shipping forward J.T. Miller to the Canucks on Saturday.

Miller was moved for goalie Marek Mazanec, a third-round pick in the 2019 draft and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2021. Tampa Bay used the third-rounder on Swedish goaltender Hugo Alnefelt.


Tags: Tampa Bay Lightning, Vancouver Canucks, Draft, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Canucks Sign Alexander Edler To Two-Year, $12M Deal

Jun 20, 2019 12:43 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Alexander Edler to a two-year, $12 million contract, general manager Jim Benning announced Thursday.

Edler, 33, could have become an unrestricted free agent next month.


Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing