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The Canucks have signed three defensemen, Yann Sauve, Lee Sweatt and Chris Tanev as per Canucks.com today.

Yann Sauve was a 2008 second round draft pick of the Canucks and played with the Saint John Sea Dogs this year.

Sweatt and Tanev are both free agent defencemen. Sweatt is 24 and a native of Illinois and split the last season in Europe between Riga Dynamo (KHL) and TPS Turku (FNL). Tanev is 20 and played with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Also in the news, Daniel Sedin won TSN's Play of the Year competition