Canucks sign D Edler to 4-year extension, citing 'growth'
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks signed 22-year-old defenseman Alexander Edler to a four-year contract extension on Friday.
The deal will keep Edler under contract through 2012-13, with an annual salary of $3.25 million. He started his third NHL season with a plus-2 rating in a 6-0 win over Calgary on Thursday night.
"Alex is a gifted puck-moving defenseman who sees the ice extremely well for such a young player," Canucks general manager Mike Gillis said in a statement. ...
Read full story