Vancouver Canucks: Best Free-Agent Fits with the Sedins

Nov 22, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin (22) and center Henrik Sedin (33) against the New Jersey Devils at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 22, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin (22) and center Henrik Sedin (33) against the New Jersey Devils at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports /
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Mar 13, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) reacts to the shorthanded goal scored by left wing Ondrej Palat (18) in the third period at Nationwide Arena. The Lightning won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 13, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) reacts to the shorthanded goal scored by left wing Ondrej Palat (18) in the third period at Nationwide Arena. The Lightning won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports /

Steven Stamkos

Essential info: 6-foot-1 / 194 lbs / C / Shoots right / from Markham, Ontario

Career Stats: 569 GP / 312 G / 250 A / 5 plus-minus / 354 PIM

Last Season: 77 GP / 36 G / 28 A / 3 plus-minus / 38 PIM

Current Cap Hit: $7,500,000

Projected Salary Ask: $?????

PROS

We all know what Steven Stamkos brings to the table.

Would he take the pressure of being the top-line center off Henrik?

CONS

See those question marks above? Stamkos could fetch a crazy amount of money. It’s not everyday that a 26 year old, elite scorer wades into free agent waters. He’s almost certainly out of the Canucks’ price range.

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