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Canucks re-sign Weber; only Tanev, Vey remain unsigned

Jul 4, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 21: Yannick Weber #6 of the Vancouver Canucks skates against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on January 21, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) Getty Images

The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed defenseman Yannick Weber, crossing another restricted free agent off the list in the process.

The Canucks also announced the re-signing of forward Zack Kassian today, leaving new forward Linden Vey and steady d-man Chris Tanev as their two remaining RFAs.

Weber appeared in 49 games for the Canucks in 2013-14. The 25-year-old is a right shot who’s scored seven of his 11 career NHL goals on the power play. Defensively, however, he has room for improvement. His deal is reportedly worth $850,000.

Between Vey and Tanev, it’s likely Tanev’s contract will be the toughest to negotiate. The 24-year-old logged 20:44 per game last season, scoring six goals with 11 assists in 64 games. A favorite of former coach John Tortorella, Tanev finished with 136 blocked shots, tied with Alex Edler for the team lead.

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