Erixon Lands in Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Sebastian Erixon.

Erixon, 21, appeared in 44 games in 2010.11 for Timra IK, collecting 20 points (5-15-20) and 20 penalty minutes. The 511, 194-pound defenceman played on the international stage as a member of the silver medal-winning Team Sweden at the U20 World Junior Championships in 2008.09 and bronze medal-winning Team Sweden at the U18 World Junior Championships in 2006.07.

As an unrestricted free agent, "Sebbe" was free to sign with any NHL club.