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Canucks Protect 11 Players from Expansion Draft

...including seven forwards, three defenceman and a goalie

by Canucks Staff @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks have opted to protect seven forwards, three defenceman and a goalie preceeding the NHL Expansion Draft this Wednesday, June 21, at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

The Vegas Golden Knights' selection of 30 players, one from each NHL club, includes a selection from the list below:

The Canucks are required to protect players with no movement clauses, and players on ELCs.

Protected Players

  • Sven Baertschi (F)
  • Loui Eriksson (F)
  • Markus Granlund (F)
  • Bo Horvat (F)
  • Daniel Sedin (F)
  • Henrik Sedin (F)
  • Brandon Sutter (F)
  • Alexander Edler (D)
  • Erik Gudbranson (D)
  • Christopher Tanev (D)
  • Jacob Markstrom (G)
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