CANUCKS SIGN FORWARD JACK SKILLE TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

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Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Jack Skille to a one-year, one-way contract worth $700,000.

Skille, 29, appeared in four pre-season games with Vancouver, registering eight shots along with five penalty minutes. During the 2015.16 season, Skille skated in 74 games with the Colorado Avalanche, collecting 14 points (8-6-14) along with 11 penalty minutes. The 6-1, 216-pound forward has amassed 75 points (38-37-75) and 106 penalty minutes in 313 NHL regular season games split between Chicago, Florida, Columbus and Colorado.

A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Skille was originally selected by Chicago in the first round, 7th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

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