Canucks add another center by signing Ebbett

The Vancouver Canucks added depth at center by signing veteran

Andrew Ebbett to a contract.

Ebbett, 28, played in 33 games for the Phoenix Coyotes last

year, and had two goals and three assists.

The 5-foot-9, 174-pounder from Calgary has played parts of four

seasons with Anaheim, Chicago, Minnesota and Phoenix. In 145 career

games, Ebbett has 19 goals and 22 assists.

Vancouver already has centers Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Manny

Malhotra, Cody Hodgson and Maxim Lapierre under contract.