Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Reid Boucher and reassigned center Brendan Gaunce to the Utica Comets.
Boucher, 25, has led the Comets in scoring this season with 16 points (10-6-16) in 12 games. He ranks fifth in the AHL for most goals (10) and tied for ninth for most power play goals (4).
The Lansing, Michigan native has appeared in 132 NHL games, registering 42 points (20-22-42).
The center was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the fourth round, 99th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.