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Markstrom granted leave of absence, DiPietro recalled

...Markstrom leaving to attend his father's memorial service

by Canucks Media Relations @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning confirmed today that Jacob Markstrom has been granted a leave of absence to attend his father's memorial service. 

Michael DiPietro was recalled by the Canucks from the AHL Utica Comets. DiPietro has played 13 games, posting a 7-4-1 record, a 2.44 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage in his first professional season. DiPietro split the 2018.19 season between Windsor and Ottawa of the OHL, posting a record of 23-12-1 and a league best 2.40 GAA, leading Ottawa to the OHL finals with a 13-0-0 record. 

The Windsor native also represented Canada in four appearances at the World Junior Championships. DiPietro was selected 64th overall by Vancouver in the 2017 NHL Draft.

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