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Jensen, Sanguinetti reassigned to Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned forward Nicklas Jensen and defenceman Bobby Sanguinetti to the AHL Utica Comets.

Jensen, 21, has appeared in 3 games with the Canucks this season. In 11 games with the Comets this season, the Herning, Denmark native has collected six points (4-2-6) and currently ranks tied for eighth on Utica in scoring. The 6’3”, 202 pound forward was originally drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round, 29th overall at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2008-2009 Herning IK Jr.-Den-Jr. 28 28 15 43 30
2008-2009 Herning IK II-Den-2 4 3 0 3 0
2008-2009 Denmark-WJC-B 5 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0
2008-2009 Denmark-WJ18-B 5 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0
2009-2010 Herning Blue Fox-Denmark 34 12 14 26 28
2009-2010 Denmark-WJC-B 5 3 2 5 1 2 0 0 0
2009-2010 Denmark-WJ18-B 5 13 2 15 10 14 1 1 1
2010-2011 Oshawa Generals-OHL 61 29 29 58 14 42 6 0
2010-2011 Denmark-WJC-B 5 2 3 5 3 10 0 0 0
2011-2012 Oshawa Generals-OHL 57 25 33 58 2 29 9 1
2011-2012 Chicago Wolves-AHL 6 4 0 4 0 6 1 0 0 12 33.3
2011-2012 Denmark-WJC-A 6 2 4 6 -13 4 1 0 0
2012-2013 Canucks 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012-2013 AIK Solna-Sweden 50 17 6 23 16
2012-2013 Chicago Wolves-AHL 20 2 2 4 -9 8 2 0 0 32 6.2
2012-2013 Denmark-WC-A 3 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
2013-2014 Canucks 17 3 3 6 -1 10 0 0 1 30 10.0
2013-2014 Utica Comets-AHL 54 15 6 21 -5 26 6 0 0 147 10.2
2013-2014 Denmark-WC-A 7 1 1 2 -6 8 0 0 0 11
2014-2015 Canucks 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
NHL Totals 22 3 3 6 -2 10 0 0 1 34 8.8



Sanguinetti, 26, has played 14 games with the Utica Comets this season. He has collected seven points (2-5-7), ranking tied for fifth in team scoring. 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
NHL Totals 45 2 4 6 -6 8 0 0 1 58 3.4
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