Vancouver, B.C. (Sports Network) - The Vancouver Canucks came to terms with
both of their 2013 first-round picks Tuesday, signing forwards Bo Horvat and
Hunter Shinkaruk to entry-level contracts.
Vancouver selected Horvat ninth overall in the NHL Entry Draft in June before
picking Shinkaruk with the 24th overall selection.
Horvat recorded 61 points over 67 regular-season contests with the London
Knights before scoring a league-leading 16 goals through 21 games during the
2013 Ontario Hockey League playoffs.
The Rodney, Ontario native tallied the game-winning goal in Game 7 to clinch a
berth in the Memorial Cup and earned Most Valuable Player honors for the OHL
Shinkaruk registered 49 goals and 86 points in 64 games with the Medicine Hat
Tigers during the 2012-13 campaign.
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