By Chris Johnston The Canucks have signed winger Henrik Sjoberg to a one-year contract, general manager Jim Benning announced on Friday.
The 29-year-old Sjodin, who turns 31 next week, was a healthy scratch last season and has been a regular in the lineup since being signed to a two-year, $2.6 million deal in 2014.
Sjodins contract will carry an annual salary cap hit of $750,000 but he is expected to earn more than $3 million in the final year of his contract, which runs through 2019-20.
Sjogrens team-leading 17 goals in 2014-15 ranked fourth in the NHL.
He also had five assists and nine points in 22 playoff games.SJDIN, a native of Oslo, Norway, was drafted by Vancouver in the third round, 102nd overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
He has played 1,067 NHL games with the Canucks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins.