CANUCKS SIGN DUSTIN JEFFREY

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July2,2014(ISN) – Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed centres Dustin Jeffrey and Cal O’Reilly and defenceman Bobby Sanguinetti. Jeffrey, 26, split the 2013.14 season between the Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1-1 in 10 GP), Dallas Stars (2-1-3 in 24 GP) and Texas Stars (4-6-10 in 21 GP). The Sarnia, Ontario native has collected 31 career points (17-14-31) in 124 NHL games. The 6’1”, 205-pound centre was originally selected 171st overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by Pittsburgh.

O’Reilly, 27, split the 2013.14 season between the Magnitogorsk Metallurg of the KHL (0-1-1 in 14 GP) and the Utica Comets (7-38-45 in 52 GP). The Toronto, Ontario native has appeared in 113 NHL games, collecting 41 points (13-28-41) and 12 penalty minutes in 113 games with the Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins. The 6’0”, 188-pound centre was originally drafted 150th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by Nashville. Sanguinetti, 26, spent the 2013.14 season with Moscow Oblast Atlant of the KHL. He recorded seven points (2-5-7) and two penalty minutes in 15 games. The Trenton, New Jersey native has also played three seasons in the NHL with the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers. Over the span of his NHL career, Sanguinetti has collected six points (2-4-6) and eight penalty minutes in 45 games.

The 6’3”, 190-pound defenceman was originally selected 21st overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers. DUSTIN JEFFREY’S CAREER STATISTICS

 
                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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2004-05  Mississauga IceDogs         OHL    53   10   15   25   20  --  --  --  --  --
2005-06  Mississauga IceDogs         OHL    30    6    9   15   26  --  --  --  --  --
2005-06  Sault Ste. Marie Greyhoun   OHL    39   12   11   23   10   4   1   2   3   2
2006-07  Sault Ste. Marie Greyhoun   OHL    68   34   58   92   40  13   6  12  18  11
2007-08  Sault Ste. Marie Greyhoun   OHL    56   38   59   97   30  14   3   8  11  12
2007-08  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen   AHL    --   --   --   --   --  15   2   1   3   4
2008-09  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen   AHL    63   11   26   37   31  12   5   5  10   8
2008-09  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    14    1    2    3    0  --  --  --  --  --
2009-10  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen   AHL    77   24   47   71   16   4   0   1   1   6
2009-10  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL     1    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
2010-11  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen   AHL    40   17   28   45    8  --  --  --  --  --
2010-11  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    25    7    5   12    4  --  --  --  --  --
2011-12  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    26    4    2    6    2  --  --  --  --  --
2011-12  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen   AHL     2    0    1    1    0  --  --  --  --  --
2012-13  Zagreb Medvescak KHL        Austr  20   11   12   23   20  --  --  --  --  --
2012-13  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    24    3    3    6    2  --  --  --  --  --
2013-14  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    10    0    1    1    2  --  --  --  --  --
2013-14  Dallas Stars                NHL    24    2    1    3    0  --  --  --  --  --
2013-14  Texas Stars                 AHL    21    4    6   10    2  19   7   5  12   2
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         NHL Totals                        124   17   14   31   10