Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Canucks have signed centre Jared McCann to an entry-level contract.

The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, where he finished second on the team in goals (27) and points (62) in 64 games.

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The London, Ont., native was originally selected by Vancouver in the first round, 24th overall, of the 2014 NHL draft.