Canucks sign Palmu to entry-level contract

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The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Petrus Palmu to a three-year, entry-level contract on Monday, the team announced.

The 20-year-old, who was drafted by the Canucks in the sixth round last year, is coming off his first season with TPS Turku of SM-liiga in Finland where he was named the league's Rookie of the Year.

In 59 games, Palmu notched 17 goals and 36 points, recording another six points in 11 playoff games. He also played four years of junior for the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League where he boasted an impressive 40 goals and 98 points in 62 games during his draft year.

Canucks sign Palmu to entry-level contract
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