VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 16: Nikita Tryamkin #88 of the Vancouver Canucks is congratulated at the Vancouver Canucks bench after he earned his first career point in their NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Arena March 16, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Avalanche won 3-1. (Photo by Derek Cain/Vancouver Canucks)

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks

have reduced their pre-season roster by six players.

The following players have been assigned to their junior clubs:

Rodrigo Abols Centre Portland WHL

Brett McKenzie Centre North Bay OHL

Jakob Stukel Left Wing Calgary WHL

Cole Candella Defence Hamilton OHL

Tate Olson Defence Prince George WHL

Carl Neill Defence Sherbrooke QMJHL