LATEST | Former Canucks forward lands new contract overseas

Published August 7, 2023 at 9:54

Former Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Spooner will be remaining in the Kontinental Hockey League for a fifth season.

Over the weekend, it was revealed that Spooner had agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Avangard Omsk for the 2023-24 campaign worth 70 million rubles, which is roughly $735,116 USD.

Spooner, 31, was originally drafted by Boston in the third round back in 2010 and went on to play in 325 games in the NHL for the Bruins, Rangers, Oilers and Canucks, recording 167 points (48 goals, 119 assists).

The Ottawa, Ontario native appeared in 11 games with the Canucks during the 2018-19 season after being dealt to them from Edmonton for Sam Gagner. In those 11 games, Spooner had four assists, no penalty minutes and was a minus-one. In June 2019, the Canucks placed Spooner on unconditional waivers and bought out his contract.

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