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Canucks Recall Sven Baertschi from Comets

April 21, 2015 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Utica Comets News Release

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled forward Sven Baertschi from the AHL Utica Comets.

Baertschi, 22, has appeared in three games with the Canucks this season, registering two goals (2-0-2) and four penalty minutes. He also split time this season between the Utica Comets, the Calgary Flames and the Adirondack Flames. With Utica, he has collected 15 points (7-8-15) in 15 games. Prior to joining Utica, Baertschi played 15 games with the Calgary Flames this season, recording four assists (0-4-4) and six penalty minutes. He has also appeared in 36 games with the Adirondack Flames, collecting 25 points (8-17-25) and six penalty minutes.

The Bern, Switzerland native has appeared in 69 career NHL games split between Vancouver and Calgary collecting 30 points (10-20-30) and 26 penalty minutes.

The 5'11", 190-pound forward was originally selected by Calgary 13th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by Vancouver from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Vancouver's second round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft on March 2, 2015.

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