Brock Boeser extends in Vancouver

The Vancouver Canucks quashed trade rumors for forward Brock Boeser by signing him to a three-year contract extension on Friday.

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The American winger will receive an average of $6.65 million per campaign.

« We are very pleased to have found common ground with Brock, » general manager Patrick Allvin said in a statement. He is a very talented player and an excellent scorer since the beginning of his career.

“We look forward to seeing him progress in the coming years. Now that the contractual issue is settled, he will be able to devote himself entirely to his performance on the ice.

A former first-round pick, 23rd overall in the 2015 draft, Boeser played his fifth season in a Canucks uniform in 2021-22. He scored 23 goals and 46 points in 71 games. In his career, he has 256 points in 324 games.

The Minnesota native’s name began circulating in the rumor mill as the BC roster missed the playoffs for a second straight year.

His compatriot JT Miller could pack his bags by the next trade deadline, he who will reach full autonomy in 2023.


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