Hockey

Canucks free agent signings

By Farhan Mohamed | 2:40 pm PST, Sat July 6, 2013 | Speak Up

July 5, 2013 marked the opening day of the Free Agent Frenzy, and the Vancouver Canucks have signed five new players.

Brad Richardson

Brad Richardson - canucks free agent signings

Image: The Intelligencer

Position: Center
Age: 26
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 191 lbs
Hometown: Belleville, Ontario
NHL Career:

  • 391 games played
  • 105 points (43 goals, 62 assists)
  • 183 penalty minutes
  • 45 playoff games played – 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists), 14 penalty minutes

*Stanley Cup Champion – 2012 LA Kings

 

Mike Santorelli

Mike Santorelli

Image: The Hockey House

Position: Center
Age: 27
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 190 lbs
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
NHL Career:

  • 208 games played
  • 59 points (33 goals, 26 assists)
  • 50 penalty minutes

 

Yannick Weber

Yannick Weber

Image: CBC
Position: Defence
Age: 24
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 193 lbs
Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland
Twitter: @yanweber68
NHL Career:

  • 115 games played
  • 32 points (5 goals, 27 assists)
  • 52 penalty minutes
  • 6 playoff games played – 4 points (3 goals, 1 assist)

Jeremie Blain

Jeremie Blain

Position: Defence
Age: 21
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 192 lbs
Hometown: Longueuil, Quebec
Twitter: @blainer5
Career in the minors:

    • ECHL (Idaho Steelheads)
      • 47 games played
      • 31 points (7 goals, 24 assists)
      • 58 penalty minutes
    • AHL (Chicago Wolves)
      • 25 games played
      • 4 points (4 assists)
      • 40 penalty minutes

 

Alex Biega

Alex Biega

Image: Harvard Men’s Hockey

Position: Defence
Age: 25
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 191 lbs
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Twitter: @ABiega4
AHL Career:

      • 198 games played
      • 66 points (13 goals, 53 assists)
      • 158 penalty minutes

*Harvard Grad

 

 

Feature image: Bruce Bennett

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