Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled left wings Nicklas Jensen and Bill Sweatt. The Canucks have also re-assigned forwards Zack Kassian and Andrew Gordon.
Jensen, 20, played in 50 games, recording 23 points (17-6-23) as a member of AIK before joining Chicago this season. With the Wolves, he collected four points (2-2-4) in 11 games. The 6'2", 202 pound Herning, Denmark native was originally drafted 29th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Sweatt, 24, has appeared in 56 games, recording 29 points (12-17-29) with the Chicago Wolves this season. The 6'0" left winger has appeared in two career NHL games.
Kassian, 22, has split the 2012.13 season between the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Wolves. In 27 games with Vancouver, the 6’3”, 214-pound right winger collected eight points (5-3-8) and 30 penalty minutes. The Windsor, Ontario native has also appeared in 28 games with the Wolves this season, recording 20 points (7-13-20) and 61 penalty minutes.
Gordon, 27, appeared in six games for the Canucks in 2012.13. The 6'0", 190 pound right winger returns to Chicago where he has collected 26 (16-10-26) in 47 games with the Wolves this season.