According to published reports, Noronen signed a one-year contract with Ak Bars Kazan of the Russian Super League.
Mika Noronen allowed five goals on just 27 shots in Tuesday's debut for the Canucks in Nashville, as he took the loss.
The team's official website is reporting Alex Auld is expected to start Monday's game at Dallas and then Mika Noronen will make his Vancouver debut on Tuesday in Nashville.
Mika Noronen has yet to make his debut for the Canucks, as Alex Auld got another start on Saturday against Marty Turco and the Stars in a 2-1 loss.
The Buffalo Sabres traded Mika Noronen, not veteran Martin Biron, to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday for a second-round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
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