Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Gaudette, Hawryluk to one-year contracts

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Adam Gaudette and Jayce Hawryluk to one-year contracts.

Gaudette signed a one-way contract worth US$950,000.

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The 24-year-old had 33 points (12 goals, 21 assists) and 37 penalty minutes in 59 games this season.

He also made his post-season debut in the 2019-20, appearing in 10 games.

In 120 career games, all with Vancouver, Gaudette has tallied 45 points (17 goals, 28 assists) and 55 penalty minutes.

A native of Braintree, Mass., Gaudette was originally selected by Vancouver in the fifth round, 149th overall, at the 2015 NHL draft.

The 24-year-old Hawryluk, from Yorkton, Sask., agreed to a two-way contract.

Hawryluk had seven points (two goals, five assists) in 11 games for Ottawa last season after the Senators claimed him off waivers from the Florida Panthers.

Prior to joining the Senators, Hawryluk had a goal and two assists in 15 games with Florida, and an assist in six games with the American Hockey League's Springfield Thunderbirds.

Hawryluk has 10 goals and 22 assists over 68 career games with Florida and Ottawa.

Hawryluk was selected by Florida in the second round, 32nd overall, at the 2014 NHL draft.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 19, 2020.

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