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Four Players Involved in Wolves Easter Transactions Forward Andrew Gordon. Photo: Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves
31 March 2013

Four Players Involved in Wolves Easter Transactions

The Vancouver Canucks have recalled forwards Nicklas Jensen and Bill Sweatt from the Chicago Wolves. In addition, the Canucks have reassigned forwards Andrew Gordon and Zack Kassian to the Wolves.

GORDON skated in six games with Vancouver since being recalled on March 21. The 27-year-old forward ranks third on Chicago with 16 goals and holds sixth on the club with 26 points in 46 American Hockey League games this season.

KASSIAN has posted 5 goals, 8 points, and 30 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Canucks since joining the team in January after the National Hockey League lockout concluded. Before being recalled to Vancouver on Jan. 13, the 22-year-old forward notched 7 goals, 13 assists, and 20 points in 28 contests with the Wolves.

JENSEN has produced two goals and four points in 10 games with Chicago since being reassigned by Vancouver on March 8. The 20-year-old forward began the season with AIK of the Swedish Elite League, where he paced AIK with 17 goals and shared fourth on the team with 23 points in 50 games.

SWEATT ranks fifth on Chicago with 12 goals and holds fourth on the club with 29 points in 56 games this season. He also paces the team with six power-play strikes. The 24-year-old forward made his NHL debut in two games with Vancouver in 2011-12.

The Wolves open a season-high six-game road trip against the San Antonio Rampage at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2. For more information, or to buy tickets to Wolves home games, visit chicagowolves.com or call 1-800-THE-WOLVES.



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