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Canucks re-sign Baertschi

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced Tuesday that the Canucks have re-signed forward Sven Baertschi to a one-year, one-way contract.


Baertschi, 22, appeared in two playoff games as well as three regular season games with the Canucks, where he registered two goals (2-0-2). He also split time this season between the Utica Comets, the Calgary Flames, and the Adirondack Flames.
With Utica, he collected 15 points (7-8-15) in 15 regular season games and notched a team-high eight goals (8-7-15) in 21 playoff games during the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs. Prior to joining Vancouver and Utica, Baertschi appeared in 15 games with Calgary this past season, recording four assists (0-4-4) and six penalty minutes. He also appeared in 36 games with Adirondack, collecting 25 points (8-17-25) and six penalty minutes.
The Bern, Switzerland native has appeared in 69 regular season NHL games split between Vancouver and Calgary collecting 30 points (10-20-30) and 26 penalty minutes.
The 5’11”, 190-pound forward was originally selected by Calgary 13th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by Vancouver from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Vancouver’s second round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft on March 2, 2015.