Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Alex Biega.
Biega, 26, spent the 2013.14 season with the Utica Comets, collecting 22 points (3-19-22) in 73 games played. It marked his fourth season in the AHL and first in the Canucks organization.
20 games? Already?
It’s crazy isn’t it? But it feels like it was yesterday when we were watching Alex Biega and Patrick Mullen during the preseason and thinking: “Oh, sweet Jesus. The Canucks defense has to stay healthy this season. These guys are awful”.
But here we are, well into November now and the defense (save for an Alex Edler suspension) has remained in tact. The...
The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Alex Biega. Biega was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, but was not able to sign a professional contract until after he completed his NCAA play. Upon graduation, on May 27, 2010, Biega was signed by the Sabres to a two-year contract. On October 9, 2010 Biega made his professional debut playing in the American [...]