Hansen re-signs with Canucks.

The Vancouver Canucks avoided salary arbitration with winger Jannik Hansen, re-signing him to a three-year deal. Financial terms to follow…

Spector’s note: Is anyone really surprised Hansen avoided arbitration? His hearing was slated for tomorrow. That leaves Nashville’s Shea Weber, New Jersey’s Zach Parise and NY Islander Blake Comeau as the only remaining players due for arbitration hearings, scheduled for next week.

**Update** Hansen’s new contract is worth $4.05 million, breaking down as $1.6 million next season, $1.35 million in 2012-13, and $1.1 million in 2013-14. The average cap hit is $1.35 million per season.