Chouinard signs two-year deal with Vancouver

Updated: July 20, 2006, 2:49 PM ET
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Marc Chouinard is moving back to the West Coast.

The Vancouver Canucks on Thursday signed the center to a two-year contract.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Chouinard, 29, had spent the past two seasons with the Minnesota Wild after playing the first three years of his career with Anaheim.

The 6-foot-4, 200-pounder had 14 goals and 16 assists in 74 games with the Wild in 2005-06. He has 35 goals and 39 assists in 278 career games.