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Canucks recall five from Moose

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that defenceman Chris Tanev, goaltender Eddie Lack and forwards Sergei Shirokov, Aaron Volpatti and Alex Bolduc have been recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.

Tanev, 21, recorded one assist and zero penalty minutes in 29 games during his first year in the NHL with the Canucks. The Toronto, Ontario native posted nine points (1-8-9) in 39 games with the Moose. He also appeared in 14 playoff games with Manitoba, recording three points (1-2-3) and was +7.

Lack, 23, posted a 28-21-4 record with Manitoba and 2.26 GAA in the regular season. He also appeared in 12 playoff games with the Moose, recording six wins, five losses and a 1.99 GAA.

Shirokov, 25, led the Moose in scoring during the regular season, posting 58 points (22-36-58) in 76 games played. The 5’10”, 195-pound right recorded his first NHL goal and played in two games for the Canucks in 2010.11. He appeared in 14 playoff games for Manitoba, ranking second on the team in postseason scoring (7-3-10).

Volpatti, 25, registered 11 points (2-9-11) in 53 games with the Moose and two points (1-1-2) in 15 games with the Canucks in the 2010.11 regular season. He recorded three points (1-2-3) and 36 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games with Manitoba.

Bolduc, 25, split the season between Vancouver and Manitoba, recording four points (2-2-4) in 24 games with the Canucks and 15 points (6-9-15) in 26 games with the Moose. He appeared in 14 playoff games, notching four goals and 20 penalty minutes.

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