NONIS UPDATES ON RUUTU
The Vancouver Canucks announced the signing of Jarkko Ruutu on Thursday and immediately following the release of the information, Dave Nonis joined the media via a conference call. He commented on the contract, the situation with Matt Cooke and the current status of the Canucks salary cap.
1. Dave Nonis officially announces the signing of Jarkko Ruutu to a one-year contract.
2. Nonis says this signing doesn't affect the money for Matt Cooke.
3. Dave comments on Ruutu's offensive upside.
4. Nonis says that it was Ruutu who chose the one-year deal eventhough there were other terms available to him.
5. Dave talks about the Canucks actual salary cap numbers and how much space will actually be available.