Former Ice forward Adam Cracknell signs with Vancouver Canucks

Former Kootenay Ice forward Adam Cracknell is returning to B.C. after signing a one-year, two-way contract with the NHL's Vancouver Canucks

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Former Kootenay Ice forward Adam Cracknell has scored his next NHL contract.

Tuesday morning, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reported Cracknell had signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level with the Vancouver Canucks.

Cracknell, 30, has skated in 82 career NHL games tallying six goals and 17 points. In 415 career American Hockey League games, the native of Prince Albert, Sask., has registered 97 goals and 220 points.

The 6-foot-2 forward spent four seasons with the WHL’s Kootenay Ice, appearing in 283 games and posting 213 points before being drafted by the Calgary Flames in the ninth round (279th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Since being drafted, Cracknell has spent time with the Flames, St. Louis Blues and Columbus Blue Jackets organizations.

Cracknell played for the Kootenay Ice from 2002-03 through 2005-06.