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Canucks reassign Grenier to Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned right wing Alexandre Grenier to the AHL Utica Comets.

Grenier, 24, made his NHL debut with the Canucks on November 18 versus Winnipeg and has appeared in 13 games with Utica this season, ranking third on the team in scoring with seven points (2-5-7). In his second season with the Comets in 2014.15, Grenier collected a career-high in points (43) and assists (26). He finished the season ranked second on the team in goals (17) and assists, and tied for second in points. Grenier also tied for second for the team lead in scoring during the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs, registering 15 points (6-9-15) in 23 games played.

The 6’4”, 211-pound forward has appeared in 152 career AHL regular season games split with the Utica Comets and Chicago Wolves, registering 89 points (36-53-89) and 143 penalty minutes. The Laval, Quebec native was originally drafted by Vancouver in the third round, 90th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

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