Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Ashton Sautner.
Sautner, 20, has 48 points in 69 games for the Edmonton Oil Kings this season (12-36-48) and has recorded 36 penalty minutes. The Edmonton Oil Kings captain has also appeared in 53 playoff games registering 19 points (6-13-19) and 28 penalty minutes. He helped the Oil Kings capture the 2014 Memorial Cup.
The 6’0”, 192-pound defenceman is a native of Flaxcombe, SK.