Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned centre Reid Boucher and goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets.
Boucher, 24, ranks second on the Comets in scoring this season with 10 points (3-7-10) in 10 games. He also leads the team in shots (34) and ranks tied for second in power play goals. Last season, Boucher made his debut with the Canucks, collecting seven points (2-5-7) in 27 games.
Demko, 21, has posted a record of 4-2-1 and goals against average of 1.85. He ranks third in the AHL for best goals against average and second for best save percentage (.939).