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Canucks Recall Mason Raymond; Re-assign Brown and Rypien

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that forward Mason Raymond has been recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL. Forwards Mike Brown and Rick Rypien have been re-assigned to the Moose.


Raymond, 22, has played 23 games with the Canucks this season recording three goals, seven assists for 10 points. Raymond scored his first career NHL goal, December 12th at Anaheim and recorded his first assist as he made his NHL debut on October 5th versus San Jose.

The 6-foot, 185 lbs. native of Calgary, Alberta, was originally drafted by the Vancouver Canucks, 51st overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Mike Brown has been re-assigned to the Moose after playing 17 games with the Canucks, recording his first career goal and registering 51 penalty minutes. In 17 games with Manitoba, Brown has three points (2-1-3) and 69 penalty minutes.

Rick Rypien re-joins the Moose after seeing action in nine Canucks games this season, recording two points (1-1-2) and 20 penalty minutes. In 15 games with the Moose this year, Rypien has eight points (1-7-8) and 33 penalty minutes.

Raymond's Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Camrose  AJHL     27 35 62              
2004-2005 Camrose  AJHL   55 41 41 82   80          
2005-2006 U. Minn-Duluth  WCHA   40 11 17 28   30          
2006-2007 U. Minn-Duluth  WCHA   39 14 32 46   45          
2006-2007 Manitoba  AHL   11 2 2 4 2 6 0 0 1    
2007-2008 Canucks   23 3 7 10 5 0 0 0 0 33 9.1
NHL Totals:   23 3 7 10 5 0 0 0 0 33 9.1


Brown's Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2000-2001 Chicago  USAHA   66 27 23 50              
2001-2002 USNTDP  U-17   17 6 4 10   13          
2001-2002 USNTDP  NAHL   46 5 11 16   56          
2002-2003 USNTDP  U-18   34 5 3 8   16          
2002-2003 USNTDP  NAHL   9 0 3 3   29          
2002-2003 United States  WJ18-A   6 0 0 0   12          
2003-2004 U. of Michigan  CCHA   42 8 5 13   51          
2004-2005 U. of Michigan  CCHA   35 3 5 8   95          
2004-2005 United States  WJC-A   7 1 1 2   2          
2005-2006 Manitoba  AHL   73 7 8 15 3 139 0 5 2    
2006-2007 Manitoba  AHL   62 3 0 3   194          
2007-2008 Canucks   17 1 0 1 -2 51 0 0 0 8 12.5
NHL Totals:   17 1 0 1 -2 51 0 0 0 8 12.5


Rypien's Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2001-2002 Crowsnest Pass  AJHL   57 12 10 22   143          
2001-2002 Regina  WHL   1 0 0 0   0          
2002-2003 Regina  WHL   50 6 12 18   159          
2003-2004 Regina  WHL   65 19 26 45   186          
2004-2005 Regina  WHL   63 22 29 51   148          
2004-2005 Manitoba  AHL   8 1 1 2   5          
2005-2006 Canucks   5 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 6 16.7
2005-2006 Manitoba  AHL   49 9 6 15   122          
2006-2007 Canucks   2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
2006-2007 Manitoba  AHL   14 3 3 6 -4 35 0 0 0    
2007-2008 Canucks   9 1 1 2 0 20 0 0 0 3 33.3
NHL Totals:   16 2 1 3 1 29 0 0 0 9 22.2
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