Canucks sign forward Justin Bailey to one-year, two-way contract

Vancouver Canucks' Justin Bailey (38) loses his footing while skating with the puck in front of Jalen Chatfield (63) during a scrimmage during the NHL hockey team's training camp in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Justin Bailey to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Thursday.

Bailey, 25, split the 2019-20 season between the Canucks and the AHL's Utica Comets. He appeared in two games with Vancouver and registered 47 points (28 goals, 19 assists) in 53 games with the Comets. He ranked second on Utica in goals (28) and third in points (47).

The Buffalo, N.Y., native was originally drafted 52nd overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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