The Vancouver Canucks have signed WHL leading scorer Arshdeep Bains to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Friday.
In 55 games this season for the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League, Bains, 21, has 30 goals and 52 assists for a league-leading 82 points. A native of Surrey, B.C., Bains is also the first player of South Asian descent to lead the WHL in points.
Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that the club has signed Surrey, BC’s Arshdeep Bains to an entry level contract.— Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) March 11, 2022
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Bains, a free agent, was not drafted by an NHL club.