The Canucks intend to use Erik Gudbranson as a top-four defender.
Erik Gudbranson reportedly turned down a four-year, $18 million extension with the Florida Panthers before the trade.
The Vancouver Canucks have acquired Erik Gudbranson and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Jared McCann, a 2016 second round pick, and a 2016 fourth rounder.
Erik Gudbranson has reached an agreement with Florida on a one-year contract.
Erik Gudbranson will be back in the lineup Thursday night in Florida's playoff opener after he missed the final three games of the regular season.
Erik Gudbranson appears to be ready to return from an upper-body injury and a foot issue.
Coach Gerard Gallant said that Erik Gudbranson is "doing real well."
Erik Gudbranson (upper body) was sent back to Florida for precautionary reasons, per Panthers coach Gerard Gallant.
Erik Gudbranson (upper body) won't play on Tuesday night.
Erik Gudbranson is back in the Panthers' lineup on Thursday night.
Erik Gudbranson (foot) may return to the lineup on Tuesday against Toronto.
Erik Gudbranson (foot) has been skating at the Panthers' practice facility.
Erik Gudbranson won't travel on Florida's upcoming three-game road trip.
Erik Gudbranson will not play Saturday night against Detroit.