MENU
Cederholm Signs With Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks have announced the signing of Portland Winterhawks defenseman Anton Cederholm.

The Canucks selected Cederholm in the fifth round, 145th overall, in last year’s NHL Draft, and the Winterhawks followed by taking him 60th overall in last year’s Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.

Watch: Anton Cederholm destroys a medicine ball at Canucks camp last year

Cederholm played 71 games as a rookie in 2013-14, with four goals and 12 assists for 16 points. He also posted a +42 rating, which led all WHL rookies and tied for 10th overall in the league. He went on to add two goals and three assists for five points in 21 playoff games.

“Anton made the transition to North American hockey extremely well this season, and we were pleased with his play,” said Portland Winterhawks General Manager & Head Coach Mike Johnston. “Signing with the Canucks is a great achievement for Anton, who will be a significant part of our defensive group next season.”

Premier Membership season tickets and 20-game plans for 2014-15 are on sale now. Contact the Winterhawks today at 503-236-HAWK or seats@winterhawks.com to guarantee the best seat locations.

More News
Bantam Draft Preview: Catching Up With Scout Brad Morgan
1 day ago
Travis Green Named Head Coach of the Vancouver Canucks
3 days ago
Returning Stars of the Winterhawks Turn Focus to NHL Draft
4 days ago
Bantam Draft Preview: A Conversation with Scout Michael Coflin
5 days ago
Winterhawks' Glass scores twice in debut as Canada defeats Switzerland
2 weeks ago
Winterhawks' Glass added to Team Canada for World U-18 Championship
2 weeks ago