Thread: Confirmed with Link: Canucks Sign F Aaron Volpatti
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03-23-2010, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Dirkph View Post
AHL signing. I don't think the Canucks have high hopes of him cracking the NHL roster.
I do believe that it's an important signing for the Moose who seem to be struggling this year. Our higher end prospects will develop much better with a guy like Volpatti in the lineup.
I wouldn't be so sure. It looks like his contract is a 2 year, one way deal that pays him $500k per season ($100k signing bonus + $400 salary) whether he plays in Manitoba or Vancouver.

I don't think Gillis does a deal like this unless he's confidant Volpatti can play in Vancouver.

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