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Breaking NHL news: Vancouver Canucks sign Thomas Vanek

Breaking NHL news: The Vancouver Canucks have agreed to a contract with forward Thomas Vanek. The one-year deal is worth $2 million.

Vanek had 48 points (17 goals) in 68 games last season with the Florida Panthers and the Detroit Red Wings.

The 33-year-old was a first round selection of the Buffalo Sabres in 2003, and has spent time with the Sabres, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, Minnesota Wild, Red Wings and Panthers.

Vanek has scored 333 goals and 364 assists in 885 career games.

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