Vancouver Canucks Sign Defenceman Taylor Fedun

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Taylor Fedun to a one-year deal.

Fedun, 27, split the 2014-15 season between San Jose and the Worcester Sharks. He collected four points (0-4-4) in seven games with San Jose and 34 points (6-28-34) in 65 games with Worcester, where he was tied for fourth in team scoring. He also appeared in four playoff games for Worcester, notching one goal.

The Edmonton, Alberta native has appeared in 11 career NHL games with San Jose and the Edmonton Oilers, posting six points (2-4-6) and four penalty minutes.

Prior to his professional career, the 6’0”, 200-pound defenceman played four years at Princeton University. He was named an AHCA East Second-Team All-American and to the All-ECAC Hockey First team in 2010-11 and was named to the All-ECAC Hockey Second Team in 2009-10.  He is an alumnus of the Alberta Junior League's Fort Saskatchewan Traders and Spruce Grove Saints.