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Vancouver Canucks re-sign defenceman Alex Edler to six-year deal

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-signed defenceman AlexEdler to a six-year deal.

Edler, 26, has played 386 career NHL games in a Canucks uniform recording 184 points (43-141-184) and 200 penalty minutes. The 6’3”, 215-pound defenceman has appeared in 55 playoff games for the Canucks scoring seven goals, 20 assists (7-20-27) and registering 34 penalty minutes.

In international play Edler has represented Sweden at the World Junior Championships and theWorld Championships. The Ostersund, Sweden native was selected 91st overall by Vancouver in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

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