Canucks recall defenseman from Comets

Published Oct 21, 2017 at 12:00pm

UTICA — The Vancouver Canucks have recalled defenseman Patrick Wiercioch from the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League.

Wiercioch has recorded a goal in two games with the Comets. Last season, he appeared in 57 games for Colorado and registered 12 points.

His four goals ranked him third among Avalanche defensemen while his points ranked him fifth.

The defenseman spent five seasons with the Ottawa Senators. He has logged 268 career NHL games over six seasons and has scored 74 points.