Canucks recall forward Benn Ferriero

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January 5, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. (ISN) – Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager, Michael D. Gillis, announced today the recall of forward, Benn Ferriero.

Ferriero, 26, has played 32 games with Canucks AHL Affiliate, the Utica Comets, recording 22 points (10-12-22) and 10 penalty minutes in the 2013-14 season. Ferriero has played 96 career NHL games between the San Jose sharks and New York Rangers, scoring 23 points (14-9-23) with 25 penalty minutes in addition to one point and six penalty minutes in eight NHL playoff games.

The 5’11”, 185-pound forward signed with the Canucks as a free agent on July 12, 2013. A native of Boston, Massachussets, Ferriero was originally drafted by Phoenix, 196 overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

FERRIERO’S CAREER STATISTICS

                                            — Regular Season —  —- Playoffs —- 

Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM 

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2005-06  Boston College              H-Eas  42   16    9   25   36

2006-07  Boston College              H-Eas  42   23   23   46   43

2007-08  Boston College              H-Eas  44   17   25   42   71

2008-09  Boston College              H-Eas  37    8   18   26   44

2009-10  San Jose Sharks             NHL    24    2    3    5    8  —  —  —  —  — 

2009-10  Worcester Sharks            AHL    58   19   31   50   20  11   4   2   6   4 

2010-11  Worcester Sharks            AHL    43   16   17   33   16  —  —  —  —  — 

2010-11  San Jose Sharks             NHL    33    5    4    9    9   8   1   0   1   6 

2011-12  San Jose Sharks             NHL    35    7    1    8    8  —  —  —  —  — 

2011-12  Worcester Sharks            AHL    20    9   11   20   18  —  —  —  —  — 

2012-13  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen  AHL    34    4   14   18   14  —  —  —  —  — 

2012-13  Connecticut Whale           AHL    23    4    8   12   17  —  —  —  —  — 

2012-13  New York Rangers           NHL     4    0    1    1    0  —  —  —  —  — 

2013-14  Utica Comets                  AHL    32   10   12   22   10

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NHL Totals                                  96   14    9   23   25   8   1   0   1   6

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