Canucks re-sign forward Markus Granlund to one-year deal

Markus Granlund.

VANCOUVER – Finnish forward Markus Granlund will return to the Vancouver Canucks next season after signing a one-year deal with the club on Friday.

The contract is worth US$1.475 million.

"Markus is a versatile forward with the ability to play in all situations," Canucks general manager Jim Benning said in a statement. "He plays a complete, two-way game and has shown he can produce offensively."

The 25-year-old Granlund had 12 points in 53 games for the Canucks this past season.

The Canucks acquired Granlund from the Calgary Flames in a February 2016 trade.

After being picked in the second round (45th overall) by Calgary in the 2011 draft, Granlund broke into the NHL with the Flames in 2013-14.

June 22, 2018

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Markus Granlund
Centre
AGE: 25
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
N/A
TOTAL:
$1.475 million

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