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Canucks recall Biega from Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenceman Alex Biega from the AHL Utica Comets.

Biega, 26, has collected 10 points (2-8-10) in 25 games with the Comets this season. He currently ranks second amongst Comets defencemen in scoring. The Montreal, Quebec native spent the 2013.14 season with the Utica Comets, collecting 22 points (3-19-22) in 73 games played.

The 5’10”, 193 pound defenceman was originally selected 147th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2004-2005 Salisbury School-High-CT 27 9 22 31 45
2005-2006 Salisbury School-High-CT 28 10 17 27 51
2006-2007 Harvard Crimson-ECAC 33 6 12 18 36
2007-2008 Harvard Crimson-ECAC 34 3 19 22 28
2008-2009 Harvard Crimson-ECAC 31 4 16 20 46
2009-2010 Harvard Crimson-ECAC 33 2 8 10 30
2010-2011 Portland Pirates-AHL 61 3 15 18 18 52 1 0 0 84 3.6
2011-2012 Rochester Americans-AHL 65 5 18 23 10 47 1 0 1 90 5.6
2012-2013 Rochester Americans-AHL 72 5 20 25 -4 59 0 1 1 101 5.0
2013-2014 Utica Comets-AHL 73 3 19 22 0 53 0 2 0 133 2.3
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2005-2006 Salisbury School-High-CT 0 0.0
2006-2007 Harvard Crimson-ECAC
2007-2008 Harvard Crimson-ECAC
2010-2011 Portland Pirates-AHL 12 1 1 2 1 6 0 0 0
2011-2012 Rochester Americans-AHL 2 0 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 2 0.0
2012-2013 Rochester Americans-AHL 3 0 2 2 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0
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