The Vancouver Canucks
signed free agent right wing Byron Bitz
on Monday. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Bitz, 27, missed all of last season recovering from surgery to repair a sports hernia. In 2009-10, he had 5 goals and 6 assists in 52 games split between the Boston Bruins
and Florida Panthers
In 87 games with the Bruins and Panthers, the 6-foot-5, 215-pounder has 9 goals, 9 assists and 51 penalty minutes.