Canucks sign Raymond to 2-year, $5.1 million contract

TSN.ca Staff
7/26/2010 11:49:31 AM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

The Vancouver Canucks have avoided arbitration with forward Mason Raymond, signing the 24-year old to a two-year, $5.1 million contract prior to his hearing.

Canucks' general manager Mike Gillis met with Raymond and his agent J.P Barry over dinner on Sunday, however the deal was not finalized until 8:55 am on Monday, just five minutes prior to his hearing.

He is set to earn $2.5 million in the first year of the contract and $2.6 in the second year.  He earned just $760,000 last season.

The Cochrane, Alberta native enjoyed a breakout season with the Canucks, setting career highs in goals with 25 and assists with 28. 
In 203 career games, Raymon has 45 goals and 52 assists.  He was originally selected in the second round, 51st overall by the Canucks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Mason Raymond (Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)


(Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.

WATCH: Bryan Murray - Ottawa Senators

WATCH: Dave Nonis - Toronto Maple Leafs

WATCH: Kevin Cheveldayoff - Winnipeg Jets

WATCH: Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens

WATCH: Brad Treliving - Calgary Flames

WATCH: Craig MacTavish - Edmonton Oilers

WATCH: Jim Benning - Vancouver Canucks

TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.

Latest Preview: Dallas Stars

TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television