SHL MVP Rödin Returns to the Canucks

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed Right Wing Anton Rödin to a one-year, one-way contract.

Rödin, 25, played for Brynäs IF Gavle in 2015-16 recording 37 points (16-21-37) and 18 penalty minutes. The 5’11”, 181-pound right winger was also awarded the Gold Helmet Award of the Swedish Hockey League as the League’s Most Valuable Player. Prior to playing in the Swedish Hockey League, Rödin played two seasons in the AHL (2011-13) with the Chicago Wolves, collecting 41 points (14-27-41) in 111 games.

On the international stage, Rödin won a bronze medal with Sweden at the 2010 World Junior Championships. He collected 10 points (3-7-10) in six games, ranking tied for seventh in tournament scoring.

A native of Stockholm, Sweden Rödin was selected in the second round, 53rd overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.