The long-rumoured deal is now official, as Tyler Myers has agreed to a five-year contract with the Canucks, worth $6 million per season. The 29-year-old was drafted 12th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in 2008, and promptly won the Calder Trophy in 2010. In 635 career regular season games, the former Kelowna Rocket and Calder Memorial Trophy winner has found the back of the net 74 times and collected 265 points. Share on Facebook. If someone pays this price I think there are going to be a lot of angry fans out there. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. With that in mind, the guidance that he’ll provide young blueliners such as Quinn Hughes and Guillaume Brisebois while alongside Alexander Edler and Chris Tanev is invaluable. Canucks sign free agent Jordie Benn to 2-year, $4 million contract His experience, character, and size are qualities that will help our team. $1 mil, $4.5 mil, $2 mil, $4.5 mil and $2 mil. Sportsnet’s John Shannon confirmed the deal on Monday afternoon. What do you think Canucks fans? Tyler Myers NHL contract and signing comparisons, compare cap hit, comparable salary, contracts, contract history, earnings, aav Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Vancouver Canucks and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. He hasn’t been able to replicate his first-season success, though he has proven to be a capable puck-mover and point-producer. Myers will likely be relied on as a first pairing defenceman in his first year or two in Vancouver, but as more prospects develop and the team gets more competitive, Myers role will likely shift into more of a top-four role. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images), Why a split is more beneficial for Patrik Laine than it is for the Jets, How He Made $2.8M Trading Stocks Part-Time At Home, Report: Clippers veterans 'bristled' at Kawhi Leonard's load management, preferential treatment, Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez tweet support for Joe Biden, encourage others to get out and vote, Ravens, Steelers or Browns: Who's the top dog in the AFC North? Here’s the breakdown of the contract from TSN’s Darren Dreger. In my opinion, the defence needed improvement, and we have all known that for the past two days. Wow. Indeed in Winnipeg, he wasn’t, though Myers played behind Dustin Byfuglien and Jacob Trouba on the Jets’ right side. Vancouver Canucks signed D Tyler Myers to a five-year, $30 million contract. Jan 13, 2016: Fined (NHL) fined D Tyler Myers $5000 for for a cross-checking penalty. TSN’s Frank Seravalli and Andy Strickland of FOX Sports Midwest reported on Sunday that blueliner Tyler Myers and the Canucks were closing in on a five-year, $30 million deal to be signed Monday. $6 mil due Sept 1. What I like most about this contract is that Myers contract has a no-movement clause only next year, then it becomes a no-trade clause. On March 13, 2012, Myers was suspended for 3 games for boarding Montreal Canadiens forward Scott Gomez on March 12, 2012. Tyler Paul Myers (born February 1 ... $38.5 million contract. $14 mil in salary. He’s one of two top-six defencemen acquired by Canucks GM Jim Benning today, as Jordie Benn is also heading west. The team’s front office did their best to fix these issues on July 1, signing Tyler Myers to a five-year deal worth $30 million, Jordie Benn to a two-year deal worth $4 million, and Oscar Fantenberg to a one-year deal worth $850k. Myers is tied with Alex Edler and Loui Eriksson as the highest-paid players on the team. The move to Vancouver is a homecoming of sorts for the Calgary native, who played junior hockey in Kelowna and whose wife is from BC. Daily Hive is a Canadian-born online news source, established in 2008, that creates compelling, hyperlocal content. The Vancouver Canucks have landed one of the biggest unrestricted fish on the free agency market. The cap is going to go up over the next five years, and the six million dollars that the Canucks owe Myers every season will take up less space on the Canucks’ total cap. Looking on the bright side, Myers could be a bigger piece of the puzzle moving forward, and hopefully will mesh well with the young Canucks’ core, as the team looks to finally start winning some games and being a real threat to make the postseason. Feb 11, 2015: Trade “Tyler is a proven competitor and an important addition to our roster. Rumors of a stunning contract for free agent defenseman Tyler Myers.

Sign up for our newsletter to get exclusive content, contests, and perks direct to you. While the contract isn’t ideal in terms of money, the fact of the matter is, Tyler Myers is now an official member of your Vancouver Canucks. The 29-year-old has spent the last four-and-a-half seasons with the Winnipeg Jets. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images). See also. His experience, character, and size are qualities that will help our team. We are excited to have Tyler and his family join our team.”. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. “Tyler Myers has made a big impact on every team he’s played on throughout his career and we’re excited about how he’ll improve our blueline next season,” said Canucks GM Jim Benning in a media release. Sportsnet’s John Shannon confirmed the deal on Monday afternoon.

Join the The Canuck Way team! The Vancouver Canucks have just signed right-handed defenceman Tyler Myers to a five-year deal with an annual average value of $6 million. During the 2018-19 campaign, Myers scored nine goals and collected 31 points in 80 regular season contests. Love it or hate it, five years is likely exactly the number of years that the Canucks wanted to get Myers for. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. It may be a stretch to pay $6 million a year for a guy that will be in his mid-thirties once the contract comes to an end and can’t be defined as a top-pairing defenceman. If you’re upset about the dollar amount Myers is being paid, keep in mind that this is just a $500,000 raise from his contract with Winnipeg, which had a cap hit of $5.5 million. Myers’ contract includes a huge amount in signing bonuses, including $6MM due this September 1. The long-rumoured deal is now official, as Tyler Myers has agreed to a five-year contract with the Canucks, worth $6 million per season. Myers is surely an upgrade to the Canucks’ blueline, who for the past two seasons had Erik Gudbranson on it for opening night. Nov 8, 2016: Activated: Winnipeg Jets activated D Tyler Myers from injured reserve. One of the tallest players in the league at six-foot-eight, Myers will provide quite the boost to a Vancouver squad that surrendered an average of 3.02 goals against per game in 2018-19 (18th in the league). His size and heavy style of play will make life miserable for opponents; however, the deal has some scratching their heads.

A 6-foot-8, 229-pound defenceman, Myers scored 31 points (9-22-31) in 80 games with the Winnipeg Jets last season. We are excited to have Tyler and his family join our team.

On October 14, 2012, Myers signed with Klagenfurt AC of the Austrian Erste Bank Hockey League during the 2012 NHL lockout. GM Jim Benning released a statement on his new highly-paid defender: Tyler is a proven competitor and an important addition to our roster. To me, Myers is an upgrade on the Canucks blueline, and I look forward to seeing the team get some more offensive contributions from the backend. That means that the Canucks are not bound to protecting Myers during the Seattle expansion draft. Want your voice heard? The Vancouver Canucks have added the biggest player in free agency. While Myers is definitely an upgrade, many fans are worried about the term of Myers deal. He began his NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres, an organization that he played five-and-a-half seasons with before he was part of a huge trade in February 2015 that sent him, Joel Armia and Drew Stafford to Winnipeg for Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian. He’s one of two top-six defencemen acquired by Canucks GM Jim Benning today, as Jordie Benn is also heading west. I know most Vancouver Canucks fans are split on how to feel about the big free agent that the team chose to target this year. WINNIPEG, MB - APRIL 18: Tyler Myers #57 of the Winnipeg Jets gets set during a second period face-off against the St. Louis Blues in Game Five of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell MTS Place on April 18, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. TSN’s Frank Seravalli and Andy Strickland of FOX Sports Midwest reported on Sunday that blueliner Tyler Myers and the Canucks were closing in on a five-year, $30 million deal to be signed Monday. Do you like this deal? Myers’ critics will point to his underwhelming underlying numbers, which suggest he is not a top-four defenceman. Tyler Myers is joining the Vancouver Canucks.

We all knew it was coming. “He gets up and down the ice with ease, has incredible size and reach, but most importantly, he’s a character player and role model that our younger players can emulate. Here’s the breakdown of the contract from TSN’s Darren Dreger. Another $5 mil Sept 1/2021 and another $5 mil on Sept 1/2023. The fear of many comes at the heels of how ugly the Loui Eriksson situation has gotten since he was signed to a six-year, 36 million dollar deal on July 1st, 2016. The 29-year-old Houston, Texas native recorded nine goals and 22 assists through 80 games last season with the Winnipeg Jets.

Myers contract with Canucks includes $16 mil in signing bonus money. Your privacy is safe with us. | More Football, LeBron James is already back in the gym after Finals win, and has a new workout partner, Manchester City's Sergio Agüero grabs assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis during win over Arsenal (video), Classic Spy Photos Of The Week: Aborted Acura NSX With V10 Engine, Nick Saban cleared to return to the sidelines, Stone grinding mill, fineness 20-3250 mesh, How women have been the driving force for culture change in sports. That Cup ring brings us to the contract’s salary. Though the dollar figure is cheaper than some had suggested last week, this is still a big contract on the books for the Canucks. Vancouver Canucks news from FanSided Daily, A Vancouver Canucks fan’s guide for surviving free agency, Vancouver Canucks add Jordie Benn and Fantenberg to defence corps, Vancouver Canucks will pick seventh in 2018 NHL Draft, Knicks Rumors: Emmanuel Mudiay to Be UFA After Not Receiving Qualifying Offer, Vancouver Canucks: DiPietro joins Canada at World Championships, Vancouver Canucks: Sami Salo praises Olli Juolevi for improving, Vancouver Canucks: Sedins nominated for King Clancy Trophy, Top 25 Super Bowl Performances of All Time, Each NHL Team's Most Likely Future Hall of Famer, 30 Greatest Teams in Premier League History, 28 most memorable buzzer beaters in March Madness history.