SIGNING ALERT | The Canucks have signed a European free agent

Published March 31, 2023 at 11:11
BY FELIP GOSSELIN
     
The Vancouver Canucks and Patrik Allvin came out today to announce a big signing.

Allvin announced that the team had agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the European Free Agent Nikita Tolopilo. A Belarus native listed at 6'6'' and 229 pounds, he surely represent an intriguing netminder.


Tolopilo played in one of Sweden's top-tier leagues in the Hockey Allsvenkan and had an outstanding 28-17-0 record in 45 starts during which he maintained 2.10 goals-against average along with an impressive 0.924 save percentage.


We'll be knowing more soon enough about the expectations for the 22-year-old netminder.

Here's a video in which he features, showcasing his abilities with number 8 on the list:

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