Vancouver Canucks recall right wing Nicklas Jensen from Utica

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March 7, 2014, Vancouver (ISN) – Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled right wing Nicklas Jensen from the Utica Comets.

Jensen, 21, currently ranks second on the Comets in goals scored with 15 through 51 games played. The 6’3”, 197 pound winger has registered 28 points (21-7-28) in 77 career AHL games and has played two games with Vancouver.

On the international stage, the Herning, Denmark, native has dressed for Denmark on six occasions, most recently at the 2013 World Championships where he recorded two goals in three games to tie for second on the team in goals scored. He has collected three silver medals and one gold medal (2011 Division I Group B) in international play.

Jensen was originally selected by Vancouver 29th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

NICKLAS JENSEN’S CAREER STATISTICS

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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2009-10  Herning Blue Fox            Denma  34   12   14   26   28
2010-11  Oshawa Generals       OHL    61   29   29   58   42  10   7   4  11   2
2011-12  Chicago Wolves          AHL     6    4    0    4    6   2   2   0   2   0
2011-12  Oshawa Generals       OHL    57   25   33   58   29   6   1   4   5   0
2012-13  AIK                          SEL    50   17    6   23   16  --  --  --  --  --
2012-13  Chicago Wolves         AHL    20    2    2    4    8  --  --  --  --  --
2012-13  Vancouver Canucks   NHL     2    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
2013-14  Utica Comets            AHL    51   15    5   20   24
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         NHL Totals                          2    0    0    0    0

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