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BREAKING: Super Star Player Signs Massive Contract Despite Rumours

Published March 2, 2024 at 1:27 PM

Amidst speculation, the Vancouver Canucks have put rumors to rest by securing star forward Elias Pettersson with a long-term contract extension. General manager Patrik Allvin confirmed the signing, although specific financial details remain undisclosed.

In a statement, Pettersson expressed his excitement, highlighting his commitment to the team and the city of Vancouver. He praised the organization's leadership and expressed confidence in the team's potential for success.

This is a very exciting day for me and my family. I am very happy to be continuing my career as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. I love this city and playing in front of the fans. We have an exciting group and believe we can do good things in the future. Both Jim Rutherford and Patrik Allvin have done a great job in building this team and creating a culture, along with Rick Tocchet. And lastly I want to thank the Aquilini family for this opportunity.

According to NHL insider Frank Seravalli, the new deal boasts an impressive average annual value and cap hit of $11.6 million per season, solidifying Pettersson's status as a cornerstone player for the Canucks.

#Canucks sign superstar Elias Pettersson: 8 years x $11.6 million.

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BREAKING: Super Star Player Signs Massive Contract Despite Rumours

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