Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced (yesterday) that the Canucks have signed defencemen Derek Joslin and Patrick Mullen.
Joslin, 27, split the 2011.12 season between the Carolina Hurricanes and Charlotte Checkers (AHL). He appeared in 44 games, collecting four points and 35 penalty minutes with Carolina and three assists in four games with Charlotte. The Richmond Hill, Ontario native has recorded 16 NHL points (4-12-16) in 114 career games. He was originally selected by the San Jose Sharks 149th overall in the fifth round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Mullen, 26, collected 20 points (3-17-20) in 67 games played with the Manchester Monarchs in 2010.11. The Pittsburgh native also appeared in seven playoff games, recording one point and four penalty minutes.
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Derek Joslin played four seasons with the Ottawa 67's. He started his major junior career in 2003 and played until 2007. He played in 211 games and recorded 127 points.