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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, has appeared in 57 games with Utica this season, where he has registered 37 points (13-24-37) along with 41 penalty minutes. Grenier made his NHL debut earlier this season on November 18th at Winnipeg and has now appeared in six NHL games. In his second season with the Comets in 2014.15, the 6’4”, 211-pound forward 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.

A native of Laval, Quebec, Grenier was originally selected by Vancouver in the third round, 90th overall, at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

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