The Canucks have signed forward Rick Rypien to a contract extension. Rypien, who battled personal issues most of the year, but returned to the team late in the season, fit in well and provided spark and grittiness to the lineup.
Rick plays with intensity and energy every time he steps on the ice.” “He is an important part of our team and a valued teammate.” – Mike Gillis
Nice to see Rypien awarded for his hardwork on and off the ice, it’s a good story. Here is the link to the offical club release.