Found December 27, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
njury — and as a result the Vancouver Canucks have recalled goaltender Joacim Eriksson to dress as Eddie Lack’s backup.
Eriksson was told two days before Christmas that he would be called up, and he received the news while he and his girlfriend were having a couple of days off in the Big Apple.
“It was a great Christmas present, that’s for sure,” said Eriksson, who has been spending much of this season adjusting to play in North America as the AHL Utica Comets’ No. 1 goalie. The first month-and-a-half of the season he seemed to struggle with the increased traffic in front of the goal, along with all the other adjustments the goaltenders need to make when they come over. But more recently the 23-year-old Swede has played very well in Utica, registering a couple of shutouts along the way. (His record is 8-10-1 and goals-against average of 2.77.) And while it’s unclear whether he will get any game action in this stint with Vancouver, he will at least get a sense of the action in the ...
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As originally feared, Luongos injury on Sunday during the game against Winnipeg, has resulted in him being unable to dress for the upcoming games against Calgary and Philadelphia. With that being said, the Canucks have summoned Joacim Eriksson from Utica, which was reported by Elliote Friedman on Twitter:
According to AHL website, VAN calls up G Joacim Eriksson from Utica.
entre Dane Fox, an undrafted 20-year-old who has become a goal-scoring star in the Ontario Hockey League, has been signed by the Vancouver Canucks.
Fox has a league-high 41 goals in 35 games this season for the Erie Otters.
Fox is currently second in OHL scoring with 67 points and is a teammate of Canuck 2012 first-round draft pick Brendan Gaunce.
"He is a late-bloomer, but...
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The Canucks announced that they have signed free agent center Dane Fox to a contract today. Before you dismiss this as insignificant news because you’ve never heard of him, take a look at his numbers.
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After a lengthy Christmas break, the Canucks are back in action to face the Calgary Flames at the Saddledome. How will the Canucks fare against their former Northwest Division rivals? And will the Canucks be as rusty as this game preview? Hopefully not.
The game against the Winnipeg Jets was a while ago and I was hard into the Christmas liquor...
An injury to goaltender Roberto Luongo has forced backup Eddie Lack into the starting role for the time being, and that's quite all right with Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella.
Lack looks to help Vancouver stay hot after a six-day break as it visits the slumping Calgary Flames on Sunday night.
The Canucks (22-11-6) improved to 9-1-1 over their last 11 with a 2-1 victory...
Call up Joacim Eriksson to play back up