Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Jack Rathbone to a three-year entry level contract.
"Jack is a dynamic player," said Benning. "He has the ability to transition the puck from the defensive zone, brings good offensive instincts and plays with an edge to his game. We are pleased to have Jack join our roster."
Rathbone, 21, appeared in 28 games for Harvard University this season collecting 31 points (7-24-31) and 16 penalty minutes. The West Roxbury, Massachusetts native ranked fourth on the Crimson's in points and tied for second in assists in 2019.20. In two seasons with Harvard University, Rathbone accumulated 53 points (14-39-53) in 61 games.
The 5'11", 190-pound defenceman was originally drafted 95th overall by Vancouver in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
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