Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann

Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann

Jared Mccann pulls on a Vancouver Canucks sweater after being chosen 24th overall during the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Matt Slocum

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks have signed center Jared McCann to an entry-level contract.

The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, where he finished second on the team in goals (27) and points (62) in 64 games.

He was selected by Vancouver in the first round, 24th overall, of the 2014 draft.
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