Salmon Kings Ink Matt Pope

Victoria, BC – The Victoria Salmon Kings, proud affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks and Manitoba Moose, announced today that they have signed forward Matt Pope for the 2010-11 season.

The 25-year-old was under contract to the Vancouver Canucks last season and played 40 games in the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Moose recording eight points (3g-5a) and 23 minutes in penalties. Pope also dressed for two of Manitoba’s Calder Cup Playoff contests registering one assist and 10 penalty minutes. In addition to his AHL contests, Pope spent six games in the ECHL last year with the Bakersfield Condors scoring eight points (4g-4a) while serving two minutes in penalties.

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