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Canucks reassign DeFazio to Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned forward Brandon DeFazio to the AHL Utica Comets.

DeFazio, 26, appeared in two games with the Canucks this season, making his NHL debut Nov. 9 at ANA. He has collected six points (4-2-6) in 13 games with the Comets this season and currently ranks tied for first on Utica in goals. The 6’2”, 204-pound forward collected 34 points (17-17-34) and 106 penalty minutes in 76 games played with Utica last season.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2006-2007 Oakville Blades-OPJHL 46 12 33 45 3 135
2007-2008 Clarkson Knights-ECAC 37 3 4 7 34
2008-2009 Clarkson Knights-ECAC 33 7 11 18 28
2009-2010 Clarkson Knights-ECAC 35 12 14 26 58
2010-2011 Clarkson Knights-ECAC 36 14 12 26 56
2010-2011 Wilkes-Barre Penguins-AHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2010-2011 Wheeling Nailers-ECHL 10 4 5 9 5 7 0 0 1 39 10.3
2011-2012 Wilkes-Barre Penguins-AHL 66 11 5 16 2 104 0 1 4 104 10.6
2012-2013 Bridgeport Sound Tigers-AHL 69 11 14 25 -3 139 3 2 0 146 7.5
2013-2014 Utica Comets-AHL 76 17 17 34 6 106 2 1 4 204 8.3
2014-2015 Canucks 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2010-2011 Wheeling Nailers-ECHL 14 4 2 6 -5 8 0 0 2 44 9.1
2011-2012 Wilkes-Barre Penguins-AHL 12 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 13 0.0
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