CANUCKS SIGN DEFENSEMAN ASHTON SAUTNER TO A ONE-YEAR, TWO WAY CONTRACTOct 14, 2020
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenseman Ashton Sautner to a one-year, two-way contract.
Sautner, 26, split the 2019.20 season between Vancouver and Utica. He appeared in one game with the Canucks and registered 12 points (1-11-12) and 41 penalty minutes in 51 games with the Comets. The Flin Flon, Manitoba native has collected three assists (0-3-3) and four penalty minutes in 23 career games.
The 6'1", 195-pound defenseman first joined the Comets in 2015-16. Over the course of five seasons with Utica, Sautner has tallied 49 points (11-38-49) and 160 penalty minutes in 240 games.