Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Travis Hamonic to a one-year deal worth $1.25 million.
The 30-year-old right-shot defenceman played in 50 games last season for the Calgary Flames, ranking second in average ice time with 21:12 minutes per game. Prior to the season's pause in March, he scored three goals and tallied nine assists.
The St. Malo, MB, native has played in 637 NHL games, collecting 188 points (37-151-188) and 591 penalty minutes.
The 6'2", 205-pound defenceman was originally drafted 53rd overall by the NY Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Video: Travis Hamonic Comments on Contract 01.12.21