The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed goaltender Eddie Lack to a two-year deal.
Never signed, Lack was originally signed by Vancouver as a free agent on April 6, 2010. He is a big goaltender who uses his size to his advantage looking through traffic to see the puck, and aggressively challenging shooters. Last season, while with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL, it was revealed that Lack had been playing with a hip flexor injury and a decision was made to rest him to allow the injury to heal, ending Läck’s season early. He finished the year playing in 13 games posting a 7–4–1 record with a 3.00 GAA and an .899 save percentage.
In five appearances this season, Lack has posted a 2-2-0 record and .911 save percentage. He’s expected to continue to serve as Roberto Luongo’s understudy for the duration of his new contract, but being just 25, he still has a chance to become a starter in the NHL.
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