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Canucks sign goaltender Joe Cannata

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Joe Cannata.

Cannata, 25, split time this season between the AHL Utica Comets and the ECHL Ontario Reign. With Utica he appeared in five games, posting a record of 3-2-0, a goals against average of 1.99, and a save percentage of .932. In 21 games with the Ontario Reign this season, Cannata posted a record of 12-6-2, a 2.02 goals against average, and a .927 save percentage. He also posted two shutouts for Ontario during the 2015 Playoffs.

The Wakefield, MA native was originally selected by Vancouver in the sixth round, 173rd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP W L T OT SO GA SA Sv% GAA Min
2007-2008 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 5 3 1 1 0 12 128 .914 2.35 307
2007-2008 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-U-18 28 13 13 2 1 64 2.61 1,474
2007-2008 United States-WJ18-A 2 1 1 0 0 7 47 3.50 120
2008-2009 Merrimack College-H-East 23 7 11 4 2 53 .918 2.35 1,353
2009-2010 Merrimack College-H-East 24 10 13 1 2 69 3.04 1,362
2010-2011 Merrimack College-H-East 39 25 10 4 1 93 1,040 .911 2.48 2,252
2011-2012 Merrimack College-H-East 36 17 12 7 2 79 2.18 2,179
2011-2012 Chicago Wolves-AHL 1 1 0 0 0 2 40 .950 2.00 60
2012-2013 Kalamazoo Wings-ECHL 7 3 4 0 0 23 241 .905 3.29 419
2012-2013 Chicago Wolves-AHL 14 6 6 0 0 33 377 .912 2.65 747
2013-2014 Utica Comets-AHL 28 11 12 1 0 70 756 .907 2.83 1,484
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