Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Nikolay Goldobin from the Utica Comets.
Goldobin, 22, has skated in 14 games with the Canucks this season posting four points (2-2-4). The forward leads all Comets players with 21 assists and has amassed 30 points (9-21-30) in 28 AHL games played this season. The Moscow, Russia native has appeared in 37 career NHL games (6-3-9) and 146 career AHL games (52-72-124).
The 5'11", 199-pound forward was originally drafted 27th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by San Jose. He was acquired by the Canucks, alongside a conditional fourth round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, in a trade with San Jose for Jannik Hansen on February 28, 2017.