Vancouver Canucks sign Jannik Hansen to four-year contract extension

The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER - Right-winger Jannik Hansen and the Vancouver Canucks have agreed to a four-year contract extension, the team announced on Sunday.

The 27-year-old from Herlev, Denmark, had 10 goals and 17 assists in 47 games for Vancouver last season.

Hansen has 50 goals and 81 assists in 318 career NHL games, all of them with the Canucks. He was selected by Vancouver in the seventh round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

The six-foot-one, 197-pound Hansen has also appeared in 58 career NHL playoff games, with five goals and nine assists.

Hansen has represented Denmark at the IIHF world hockey championships four times (2012, 2008, 2006 and 2005).