Weise Will Be First Canuck to Skate Up in Europe

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Weise Will Be First Canuck to Skate Up in Europe
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It’s not high-level international intrigue, but when winger Dale Weise becomes the first Vancouver Canuck to play in Europe during the current NHL lockout, it will be because the Tilburg Trappers of the Dutch Elite League first lost and then won a player battle. Just three days after Dustin Jeffrey signed with the Trappers, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward bolted to Medvescak Zagreb of the Austrian league, and that created a roster void. Enter Weise.

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