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Canucks sign free-agent Radim Vrbata

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Canucks sign free-agent Radim Vrbata
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Phoenix Coyotes' Radim Vrbata (17), of the Czech Republic, gets his shot knocked away by Winnipeg Jets' Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, during the shootout of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Jets defeated the Coyotes 2-1. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Vancouver Canucks signed free-agent right wing Radim Vrbata to a two-year, $10 million deal Wednesday.

The 33-year-old Vrbata, from the Czech Republic, had 20 goals and 31 assists in 80 games last season for the Arizona Coyotes. He had a career-high 35 goals for the Coyotes in 2011-12, and has 215 goals and 249 assists in 792 games in 12 seasons with Colorado, Carolina, Chicago, Tampa Bay and Arizona.

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