Canucks ink Garrison to 6-year deal

Published July 01, 2012

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The Vancouver Canucks reeled in free agent defenseman Jason Garrison with a six-year contract on Sunday.

Garrison turned in a career year in 2011-12 with the Florida Panthers, totaling personal bests of 16 goals (also a Panthers single-season record for defensemen), 17 assists and 33 points in 77 games.

The 27-year-old British Columbia native and undrafted free agent out of Minnesota-Duluth recorded 23 goals and 59 points in 190 games over four NHL seasons -- all with Florida.

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