Canucks agree to terms with Kalynuk, Joshua, Delia

Photos: Todd Reicher, Lucas Armstrong

The Vancouver Canucks have agreed to terms with defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk to a one-year, two-way contract; forward Dakota Joshua on a two-year contract; and goaltender Collin Delia on a one-year contract.

Kalynuk, 25, played 52 games with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs last season, notching seven goals and 20 assists for 27 points. He added one assist in five Calder Cup Playoff games, and also skated in five NHL contests with the Chicago Blackhawks.

A seventh-round choice by Philadelphia in the 2017 NHL Draft, Kalynuk has split his first two pro seasons between Rockford and Chicago, compiling nine goals and 28 assists for 37 points in 60 AHL contests to go with four goals and five assists in 26 NHL games.

Joshua, 26, played 35 regular-season games in the AHL with the Springfield Thunderbirds in 2021-22, posting nine goals and 11 assists. He then recorded seven goals and eight assists in 18 playoff games as the Thunderbirds reached the Calder Cup Finals.

Joshua also appeared in 30 NHL games with St. Louis, tallying three goals and five assists, and made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut with the Blues as well.

A fifth-round pick by Toronto in the 2014 NHL Draft, Joshua has registered 14 goals and 16 assists for 30 points in 71 AHL games over three pro seasons with Springfield, Utica and San Antonio. He also has four goals and five assists in 42 NHL contests with the Blues.

Delia, 28, was 11-9-2 with a 3.04 goals-against average, a .905 save percentage and one shutout in 22 games with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs in 2021-22. He also made eight NHL appearances with Chicago, going 1-4-1 (3.85, .899).

Delia spent his first five pro seasons in the Blackhawks organization and appeared in 112 AHL games with Rockford, posting a record of 59-39-11 with a 2.79 GAA, a .908 save percentage and five shutouts. He went 7-3 (2.34, .924) during the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs, helping the IceHogs reach the Western Conference Finals.

Delia has made 32 career appearances in the NHL with Chicago and shows a record of 9-12-5 with a 3.68 GAA and a .904 save percentage.