Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has placed forward Chris Higgins on waivers for the intention of buying out the remaining year of his contract.
"We would like to thank Chris for his contributions to the Canucks both on and off the ice over the past six seasons,” said General Manager Jim Benning. “Chris was a leader in our dressing room and a leader in the community, especially as an ambassador for Special Olympics BC. He set a great example for our younger players to follow. The professionalism he has displayed throughout this process highlights the kind of person he is. We wish him nothing but success in his future endeavors.”