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Canucks recall Sanguinetti from Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

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

Sanguinetti, 26, has played 27 games with the Utica Comets this season and is tied for third in team scoring with 17 points (8-9-17). The Trenton, New Jersey native has appeared in 45 NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers, collecting six points (2-4-6).

The 6’3”, 190-pound defenceman signed with Vancouver as a free agent on July 1, 2014.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Lawrenceville School-High-NJ 26 4 17 21
2004-2005 Owen Sound Attack-OHL 67 4 20 24 12
2005-2006 Owen Sound Attack-OHL 68 14 51 65 44
2006-2007 Owen Sound Attack-OHL 67 23 30 53 -16 48 18 0
2006-2007 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 5 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0
2007-2008 Brampton Battalion-OHL 61 29 41 70 10 38 17 1
2007-2008 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 6 0 1 1 2 2 0 0
2007-2008 United States-WJC-A 6 1 2 3 0
2008-2009 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 78 6 36 42 -8 42 3 0 2
2009-2010 Rangers 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 0.0
2009-2010 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 61 9 29 38 -9 22 3 0 1
2010-2011 Charlotte Checkers-AHL 31 3 12 15 0 6 1 0 1 55 5.4
2011-2012 Hurricanes 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2011-2012 Charlotte Checkers-AHL 60 10 40 50 -12 20 7 0 0 125 8.0
2012-2013 Hurricanes 37 2 4 6 -6 4 0 0 1 48 4.2
2012-2013 Charlotte Checkers-AHL 36 6 15 21 1 16 3 0 0 99 6.1
2013-2014 Atlant Moscow Region-KHL 15 2 5 7 2
2014-2015 Utica Comets-AHL 27 8 9 17 2
NHL Totals 45 2 4 6 -6 8 0 0 1 58 3.4
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