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Canucks recall Grenier from Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

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

Grenier, 24, has appeared in 33 games with Utica this season, ranking second on the team in scoring with seven points (6-13-19) along with 26 penalty minutes. He also made his NHL debut on November 18, 2015 at Winnipeg. 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.

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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