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Canucks reassign Weber to Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenceman Yannick Weber to the AHL Utica Comets.

Weber, 27, has appeared in 35 games for the Canucks this season registering five assists (0-5-5) and 24 penalty minutes. In 2014.15, Weber played in 65 games for the Canucks, where he notched 21 points (11-10-21) and led Vancouver defencemen in goals and powerplay goals (5).

The 5’11”, 200-pound defenceman has appeared in 264 career NHL games split between the Canucks and Canadiens, recording 68 points (22-46-68) along with 122 penalty minutes. He has also registered four points (3-1-4) in 12 career playoff games.

A native of Morges, Switzerland, Weber was originally selected by Montreal in the third round, 73rd overall, at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

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