Three signed to PTO contracts

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed right wing Tuomo Ruutu, centre James Sheppard and goaltender Kevin Carr to professional try-out contracts.

Ruutu, 33, played 33 games with the New Jersey Devils last season and has a career total 346 points (148-198-346) and 596 penalty minutes in 735 NHL games with Chicago, Carolina and New Jersey. Ruutu has played in 16 career postseason games recording four points (1-3-4) and eight penalty minutes.

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