UPDATE: A bit more fuel ...
The Orange County Register's Eric Stephens claims he was "told by a radio friend in Vancouver that Brad Winchester is about to sign with the (Vancouver) Canucks ..."
Forward Brad Winchester may be Vancouver-bound. Andy Strickland of TrueHockey.com reports the towering free agent is seemingly in position to sign a deal with the Vancouver Canucks.
"... Multiple sources tell me power forward Brad Winchester appears to be closing in on a contract agreement with the Vancouver Canucks although nothing has been finalized at this point.
Canucks GM Mike Gillis has targeted toughness as an area of need this summer and has struck out on a few players including Eric Boulton who signed with New Jersey ... Prior to being dealt to Anaheim at the trade deadline, Winchester rejected a one year extension from the Blues seeking a second year. Word is the Madison, Wisconsin native has turned down at least one other offer this summer believed to be from Chicago."