NHL free agency rumors 2019: Canucks sign Micheal Ferland to four-year deal

first_imgThe 27-year-old center, who had 89 points in 250 games with the Calgary Flames prior to the 2018-19 campaign, joined the Hurricanes as a UFA last season. Ferland agreed to 4 yr contract with the Vancouver Canucks. $3.5 million aav.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 10, 2019In 71 games with Carolina in 2018-19, Ferland finished with 17 goals and 40 points, one point shy from matching his career high that he set just one year prior. He also added one assist in seven postseason games with the Hurricanes during their run to the Eastern Conference Final. Almost all of the pearl clutching as it related to Micheal Ferland was relative to the contract figures grossly exceeding his value as a player. At the right price, Ferland can add a lot of value to the Canucks’ lineup.— J.D. Burke (@JDylanBurke) July 10, 2019Ferland will look to aid the Canucks in reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2015 and complement Calder Trophy winner Elias Pettersson while he is still on his entry-level contract. He’ll also look to maintain his consistency after recording back-to-back 40-point campaigns over the last two years. NHL free agency tracker: Complete list of signings, best players available Micheal Ferland is headed back above the border.The Vancouver Canucks signed Ferland to a four-year, $14 million contract hat carries an AAV of $3.5 million, the team announced Wednesday. The deal was originally reported by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.last_img

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