VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Adam Cracknell.
The deal is widely reported to be a one-year, two-way contract worth US$575,000.
Cracknell, a six-foot-two, 210-pound native of Prince Albert, Sask., had an assist and two penalty minutes in 17 games with Columbus last season. The 30-year-old forward added 10 goals and 10 assists in 40 American Hockey League games with Springfield and Chicago.
Cracknell made his NHL debut with the Blues in 2010-11 and has six goals and 11 assists in 82 NHL games with St. Louis and Columbus.
He was originally selected by Calgary in the ninth round, 279th overall, of the 2004 NHL draft.