Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Josh Teves to a one-year entry-level contract.
"Josh had an outstanding collegiate career at Princeton," said Benning. "He has good vision and playmaking ability and can contribute in all three zones. We're excited to see him play at the professional level."
Teves, 24, led all Princeton Tigers defencemen in scoring with 20 points (3-17-20) in 30 games. The 6-0, 180-pound defenceman also ranked third on the team in shots on goal (74) and power-play assists (10). In 2017.18, Teves finished the season with 33 points (7-26-33) in 31 games which led all NCAA blueliners in points per game (1.06) and assists per game (0.79). In four seasons at Princeton (2015-2019), Teves has registered 85 points (16-69-85) in 126 career games.
Prior to his collegiate career, the Calgary, Alberta native played one season for the BCHL Merritt Centennials, registering 33 points (5-28-33) in 57 games.