Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Mike Zalewski from the AHL Utica Comets.
Zalewski, 23, recorded 30 points (14-16-30) in 55 games with the Utica Comets this season, ranking tied for seventh on the team in scoring. He also appeared in two games for the Canucks this year, collecting one assist.
The New Hartford, New York native made his NHL debut on April 12, 2014 at Edmonton and registered his first NHL point (assist) the following night versus Calgary.
Prior to making his professional debut in 2014, the 6’2”, 205-pound forward spent two seasons with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Engineers. In 71 career NCAA games, the New Hartford, New York, native compiled 47 points (21-26-47) and 75 penalty minutes.