Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has loaned forward Antoine Roussel to the Comets for a conditioning assignment.
Roussel, 30, has yet to make his season debut with the Canucks after starting the year on the Injured Reserve with a lower body injury. Roussel put up 31 points (9-22-31) in 65 games with the Canucks last season.
The veteran forward has skated in 478 career NHL games between the Canucks and Dallas Stars, recording 172 points (73-99-172). He has also tallied 36 points (13-23-36) in 146 career AHL games.
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