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Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Archibald, DeFazio

Vancouver Canucks' Darren Archibald, right, digs for the puck and eventually scores against Calgary Flames' goalie Joni Ortio, of Finland, during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday March 8, 2014.

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Darren Archibald and Brandon DeFazio.

Archibald, 24, appeared in 16 regular season games for the Vancouver Canucks in the 2013-14 season, recording three points (one goal, two assists).

The six-foot-three, 212-pound forward played in 59 regular season games for the Utica Comets in 2013-14, recording 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) and 102 penalty minutes.

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DeFazio a 25-year-old six-foot-one, 215-pound forward collected 34 points (17 goals, 17 assists) and 106 penalty minutes in 76 games with Utica last season.

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