Aug 22, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT
The Vancouver Canucks re-upped with another of their defensemen on Thursday, agreeing to terms with veteran rearguard Andrew Alberts.
The Province reports it’s a one-way deal worth $600,000, a significant pay cut from the $1.225 million he made on his last deal.
Alberts, 32, has been with the Canucks since the 2009-10 season.
His time in Vancouver has been marked with extended stints in and out of the lineup, as he’s played in roughly 50 percent of the team’s games each season.
In 2013, he dressed 24 times (exactly half of Vancouver’s 48 games), registering one assist with a minus-7 rating.
As mentioned in the headline, the signing came on a busy day for Vancouver’s defense.
Alberts — who goes 6-foot-5, 218-pounds — re-signed just a few hours after the Canucks brought back fellow blueliner Chris Tanev on a one-year, $1.5 million deal.
- Video: Raanta shuts out flat Flyers in emergency start 0
- Video: Flyers’ Jones lays out Smith, called for charging 4
- Video: Islanders’ Hickey cut after taking a skate to the face 1
- (Video) McKenzie: NHLPA ‘entirely on board’ with Voynov suspension 6
- If allegations are true, will Kings welcome Voynov back into their ‘special’ group? 32
- Rutherford on Fleury: ‘As long as I’m the GM, he’ll be our goalie’ 15
- Datsyuk will play tonight in Montreal 4
- NHL on NBCSN: Flyers take on ‘Hawks in Chicago 9
- Jets’ Maurice apologizes for using the F-bomb at a reporter 30
- Video: Oilers win…? Oilers win! 3
- Source: Lucic fined $5k for gesture vs. Habs (Confirmed) (121)
- Updated: Kings’ Voynov arrested for domestic assault, suspended indefinitely (78)
- Video: Bruins’ Lucic gestures to Habs fans after late penalty (59)
- ‘It’s stupid': Tempers flare after Kesler’s late charge on Granlund (54)
- Lucic apologizes for obscene gesture: ‘I’m obviously not proud of what I did there’ (45)