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Canucks recall Wellwood and Krog

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that centres Kyle Wellwood and Jason Krog have been recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.


Wellwood, 25, has played in one Canucks game this season after recording five points (1-4-5) in six games played during his first pre-season with Vancouver. In 2007-08, the Windsor, Ontario native was a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs and registered 21 points (8-13-21) in 59 games played. During that season he recorded his 100th career point. Wellwood has played in 189 career games and registered 108 points (31-77-108).

Krog, 33, ranks second in scoring on the Moose with five points (1-4-5) in four games played in 2008-09. Last season, the Fernie, B.C. native led the AHL is scoring with 112 points (39-73-112) in 80 games with Chicago. During the playoffs, the 5-foot-11, 185 lbs. centre tallied another 36 points (10-26-36) and two penalty minutes in 24 games played en route to the Wolves winning the 2008 AHL Calder Cup. For his efforts, he would capture the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the league's top point scorer, the Willie Marshall Award as the top goal scorer and the Les Cunningham Award as league MVP as well as the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as playoff MVP. Krog has played in 198 NHL games, recording 58 points (21-37-58).


JASON KROG:

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1992-1993 Chilliwack Chiefs  BCJHL   52 30 27 57   52          
1993-1994 Chilliwack Chiefs  BCJHL   42 19 36 55   20          
1994-1995 Chilliwack Chiefs  BCJHL   60 47 81 128   36          
1995-1996 U. of New Hampshire  H-East   34 4 16 20   20          
1996-1997 U. of New Hampshire  H-East   39 23 44 67   28          
1997-1998 U. of New Hampshire  H-East   38 33 33 66   44          
1998-1999 U. of New Hampshire  H-East   41 34 51 85   38          
1999-2000 Islanders   17 2 4 6 -1 6 1 0 0 22 9.1
1999-2000 Lowell Lock Monsters  AHL   45 6 21 27 2 22 4 0 2 87 6.9
1999-2000 Providence Bruins  AHL   11 9 8 17 1 4 3 0 1 32 28.1
2000-2001 Islanders   9 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
2000-2001 Lowell Lock Monsters  AHL   26 11 16 27 -4 6 4 0 2 70 15.7
2000-2001 Springfield Falcons  AHL   24 7 23 30 0 4 1 0 0 73 9.6
2001-2002 Islanders   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2001-2002 Bridgeport Sound Tigers  AHL   64 26 36 62 -8 13 9 0 4    
2002-2003 Ducks   67 10 15 25 1 12 0 1 1 92 10.9
2002-2003 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks  AHL   9 3 4 7 -3 6 1 1 0 21 14.3
2003-2004 Ducks   80 6 12 18 -4 16 1 0 1 111 5.4
2004-2005 Villach  Austria   48 27 33 60   38          
2005-2006 Geneve  Swiss   29 15 14 29   32          
2005-2006 Frolunda  Sweden   7 5 1 6   6          
2006-2007 Thrashers   14 1 3 4 3 6 0 0 0 14 7.1
2006-2007 Rangers   9 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 8 25.0
2006-2007 Chicago Wolves  AHL   44 26 54 80 12 20 11 0 3    
2007-2008 Chicago Wolves  AHL   80 39 73 112 16 30 13 2      
NHL Totals:   198 21 37 58 5 44 2 1 3 254 8.3
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1999-2000 Providence Bruins  AHL   6 2 2 4   0 1 0 0    
2001-2002 Bridgeport Sound Tigers  AHL   20 10 13 23   8 3 1 2    
2002-2003 Ducks   21 3 1 4 3 4 0 0 0 23 13.0
2004-2005 Villach  Austria   3 0 1 1   4          
2005-2006 Frolunda  Sweden   17 5 3 8   10          
2006-2007 Chicago Wolves  AHL   15 5 14 19 3 17 1 1 0    
2007-2008 Chicago Wolves  AHL   24 12 26 38 13 2 3 1      
NHL Totals:   21 3 1 4 3 4 0 0 0 23 13.0
 
 Career Notes
Hockey East First All-Star Team (1997, 1998, 1999) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1997) Hockey East Player of the Year (1999) NCAA East First All-American Team (1999) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1999) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1999) AHL First All-Star Team (2008) Willie Marshall Award (Top Goal-scorer AHL) (2008) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (2008) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (2008) Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, May 14, 1999. Loaned to Providence(AHL) by NY Islanders, March 1, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 17, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Villacher (Austria), August 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), May 19, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Frolunda (Sweden), January 31, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 4, 2006. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Atlanta, January 12, 2007. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from NY Rangers, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 14, 2008.

KYLE WELLWOOD:

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1998-1999 Tecumseh  OHA-B   51 22 41 63   12          
1999-2000 Belleville Bulls  OHL   65 14 37 51   14          
2000-2001 Belleville Bulls  OHL   68 35 83 118   24          
2001-2002 Belleville Bulls  OHL   28 16 24 40 0 4 4 0 4    
2001-2002 Windsor Spitfires  OHL   26 14 21 35 1 0 6 0 3    
2002-2003 Windsor Spitfires  OHL   57 41 59 100 18 0 14 2      
2002-2003 Canada  WJC-A   6 1 4 5   0          
2003-2004 Maple Leafs   1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2003-2004 St. John's  AHL   76 20 35 55 -14 6 9 0 1    
2004-2005 St. John's  AHL   80 38 49 87 11 20 11 0 8    
2005-2006 Maple Leafs   81 11 34 45 0 14 3 0 0 117 9.4
2006-2007 Maple Leafs   48 12 30 42 3 0 7 0 2 99 12.1
2007-2008 Maple Leafs   59 8 13 21 -12 0 5 0 1 57 14.0
2008-2009 Canucks   1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
NHL Totals:   190 31 77 108 -11 14 15 0 3 275 11.3
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1999-2000 Belleville Bulls  OHL   16 3 7 10   6          
2000-2001 Belleville Bulls  OHL   10 3 16 19   4          
2001-2002 Windsor Spitfires  OHL   16 12 12 24   0          
2002-2003 Windsor Spitfires  OHL   7 5 9 14 -2 0 2 0      
2004-2005 St. John's  AHL   5 2 2 4 -3 2 1 0 1    
 
 Career Notes
OHL First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2003) Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Toronto, June 25, 2008.

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