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Canucks re-sign Brock Boeser to 3-year, $17.625M US deal

The Vancouver Canucks have inked restricted free agent Brock Boeser to a three-year contract.

22-year-old forward's new deal worth an annual average value of $5.875M US

Restricted free agent Brock Boeser has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks. (Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press)

The Vancouver Canucks have inked restricted free agent Brock Boeser to a three-year contract.

The team announced the 22-year-old right-winger's new deal on Monday, saying it carries an average annual value of $5.875 million US.

Boeser missed training camp in Victoria over the weekend as negotiations continued. He posted a photo of himself in a Canucks jersey on Instagram after the deal was announced, with the caption: "Excited to be back, can't wait to get going! See you soon #cominghome."

The native of Burnsville, Minn., was the club's third-leading scorer last season with 26 goals and 30 assists in 69 games.

Originally picked 23rd overall by Vancouver in the 2015 draft, Boeser was an NHL All-Star Game MVP in 2018 and a finalist for the Calder Trophy in the same season, despite a broken back cutting short his rookie campaign.

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