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Old 01-18-2013, 11:07 PM
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Canucks Sign Alexander Edler to Six-Year Contract Extension

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-signed defenceman Alex Edler to a six-year deal.

Edler, 26, has played 386 career NHL games in a Canucks uniform recording 184 points (43-141-184) and 200 penalty minutes. The 6’3”, 215-pound defenceman has appeared in 55 playoff games for the Canucks scoring seven goals, 20 assists (7-20-27) and registering 34 penalty minutes.

In international play Edler has represented Sweden at the World Junior Championships and the World Championships. The Ostersund, Sweden native was selected 91st overall by Vancouver in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

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Old 01-18-2013, 11:22 PM
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Edler deal in Vancouver: $30 M over 6 years
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:22 PM
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this was probably main priorty today, over trades and free agent signings. Now canucks have better ideas on how to spend their cap
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:25 PM
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Five million a year, for six years, that's a good contract for both sides.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:33 AM
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Steal of a deal. I'd put Edler in the top 10 dmen in the league, possible baseline for Letang's next deal this summer.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:16 AM
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Holy god. That's Wade Redden money!
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:22 AM
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another overpaid phaggot euro millionaire heralding the arrival of another lockout
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:08 AM
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another overpaid phaggot euro millionaire heralding the arrival of another lockout
Well dumb-phuck North American owners better stop paying so much then
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:21 PM
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Steal of a deal. I'd put Edler in the top 10 dmen in the league, possible baseline for Letang's next deal this summer.
Definitely not a top 10 defenseman in the NHL. He had a poor season last year. He has some upside but I can easily think of 10 defensemen I'd rather have.
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