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Canucks Future Watch: 12.28.15

by Tyson Giuriato / Vancouver Canucks

Brendan Gaunce is on a five-game point streak as the he Comets have gone six games without a regulation loss.


Brock Boeser is currently playing with the United States at the World Juniors, where he has registered four shots on goal in two games..

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing North Dakota NCAA 20 13 8 21 12 +22

It took 22 games, but Cole Cassels finally tallied his first professional goal, scoring the Comets’ first goal of the game in Saturdays win.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 23 1 1 2 9 -4

Thatcher Demko and Boston College return to action on December 28 when they face Ohio State in the Florida College Classic opener.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA SV%
Goaltender Boston College NCAA 16 13 2 1 1.62 .941

Alex Friesen returned to the lineup after missing a week of action due to injury. Friesen finished the week with one assist and four shots on goal in two games.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 25 7 56 13 34 +7

Brendan Gaunce is currently riding a five-game point streak, picking up one assist in both games this past week. Gaunce also finished the weekend with a plus-4 rating.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 19 9 8 17 8 +8

Alex Grenier grabbed one assist this past week, which puts him in a tie for the team lead in that category. The Laval, QC product also finished the week with a plus-4 rating.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 30 6 12 18 22 -1

Nicklas Jensen registered no points and six shots on goal in two games last week. The 22-year-old is currently on a three-game point drought.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Utica Comets AHL 24 4 8 12 14 +5

Ronalds Kenins is currently up with the Canucks, where he had 12:33 of ice-time in Saturday’s overtime win over the Oilers.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 8 0 1 1 8 -1

Hunter Shinkaruk had a quiet week for his standards, picking up just one assist in two games. Shinkaruk, who was plus-5 last week, leads the Comets in goals and points, and is also tied for the team lead in assists.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Utica Comets AHL 24 12 12 24 8 +6

Jordan Subban recorded a goal and assist in two games last week, giving him six points (4-2-6) in his last six games. Subban leads all Comets defencemen (with over 10 games played) in points/per-game with a 0.61 pace.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Utica Comets AHL 23 5 9 14 12 +1

Linden Vey is currently up with the Canucks, where he has appeared in three games, picking up one shot on goal.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Utica Comets AHL 26 3 12 15 8 -5

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