Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal by Michael Carcone #58 during their Young Stars Classic game against the Calgary Flames at South Okanagan Events Centre on September 19, 2016 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by three players. The moves bring the club’s current roster to 39 players.

The following players have been assigned to the Utica Comets:

Chad Billins Defenceman

Alex Grenier Right Wing

The following player has been assigned to his junior team:

Guillaume Brisebois Defenceman