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Canucks: Alexander Edler proved he’s still valuable

VANCOUVER, BC - DECEMBER 23: Vancouver Canucks Defenceman Alexander Edler (23) warms up before playing the Edmonton Oilers during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on December 23, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Devin Manky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Vancouver Canucks blueliner Alexander Edler may be on the back nine of his NHL career, but this year he proved that he’s still a very valuable asset to the team.

For a long time, Alex Edler has been the backbone of the Vancouver Canucks blueline. Still, at the growing age of 34, the team’s highest-paid player continues to prove he can hold down the fort.