The Vancouver Canucks season has been filled with injury to their star players, and today head coach Travis Green confirmed that Loui Eriksson will miss the remainder with a fractured rib. Eriksson last played on February 25th, but will be shut down for the Canucks final 18 games. Eriksson’s tenure with the Canucks has been anything but what they expected when the team signed him to a six-year, $36M contract in the summer of 2016. Coming off a 30-goal season with the Boston Bruins in 2015-16, Eriksson then scored just 11 goals and 24 points last season, a total he’ll come just shy of in 2017-18. This season has seen him suffer from several injuries, and he’ll end the year with just 10 goals and 23 points, his worst output since a 19-point rookie campaign in 2006-07. With four more years and a $6M cap hit, Eriksson’s contract is looking like one of the worst around the league.
Loui Eriksson out rest of season with fractured rib
Yardbarker | Mar 2