Canucks ink Hawryluk to one-year, two-way deal


The Vancouver Canucks have signed center Jayce Hawryluk to a one-year, two-way contract.

The Utica Comets are the AHL affiliate of the Canucks.

Hawryluk, 24, split the 2019-20 season between the Florida Panthers (one goal and two assists in 15 games), Springfield Thunderbirds (one assist in six games) and the Ottawa Senators (two goals and five assists in 11 games).

The Yorkton, Saskatchewan native has appeared in 68 career NHL games, registering 22 points and 32 penalty minutes.

Prior to his professional career, the center played four seasons with the Brandon Wheat Kings in the WHL.

In 2015-16, Hawryluk was named to the WHL East Second All-Star Team, registered the most assists in the playoffs (23) and became a WHL champion.

Hawryluk was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the second round, 32nd overall, in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.


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