Canucks Sign Defenseman Willie Mitchell

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Willie Mitchell to a four-year deal. Mitchell’s a strong competitor who we saw matched against Bertuzzi in many a game. I’ve often expressed extreme dislike for Mitchell, while saying that I’d love him if he were wearing our uniform. So I think Nonis did a great job picking Mitchell up.

From Canucks.com

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice-President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that defenceman Willie Mitchell has signed a four-year deal. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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From NHL.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – The Vancouver Canucks signed free agent defenseman Willie Mitchell to a four-year, $14 million contract on Saturday.

The announcement came hours after Vancouver lost top defenseman Ed Jovanovski to Phoenix.

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