Since July 1st, the Vancouver Canucks have signed 6 players. July 9th saw the re-signing of Forward Mason Raymond. On July 5th, we signed a pair of Defensemen – one from Carolina, and the other from Los Angeles – Derek Joslin and Patrick Mullen, respectively. July 2nd saw a pair of Forwards re-signed – Steve Pinnizatto and Andrew Ebbert. Jason Garrison, a Defenseman from Florida, was signed.
Free Agents, or players that have been tendered a qualifying offer, are Eddie Lack and Dale Weise. Weise opted for Salary Arbitration when it is held from July 20th through August 4th in Toronto.
Group 3 Unrestricted Free Agents are Nolan Baumgartner, Byron Bitz, Matt Climie, Samuel Pahlsson, Steven Reimprecht, and Eric Walsky. Group 3 UFA’s are age 27 or older or with at least seven accrued seasons.
UFA’s are players that were not tendered a qualifying offer. Mike Duco, Victor Oreskovich, and Ryan Parent are 3 players we have that are in this category.