Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned forward Anton Rodin to the Utica Comets.
Rodin, 26, has appeared in three games for the Comets this season recording two assists (0-2-2). In 2016.17, he appeared in three games for Vancouver recording one assist, and three games for Utica also collecting one assist. Rodin missed most of the 2016.17 season due to injury.
Rodin played for Brynas IF Gavle of the Swedish Hockey League from 2013-16 and in 2015.16 won the Gold Helmet as the league's Most Valuable Player with 16 goals and 37 points in 33 games.
A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Rodin was selected by Vancouver in the second round, 53rd overall, at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.