Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled Nikolay Goldobin from the Utica Comets.
Goldobin, 22, has led the Comets in scoring in 2017-18, collecting 19 points (7-12-19) in 18 games played. He also shares the team lead in power play goals (four).
The Moscow, Russia native has appeared in 23 career NHL games with Vancouver and the San Jose Sharks, recording five points (4-1-5). He was originally drafted 27th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by San Jose.
On the international stage, Goldobin represented Russia at the 2015 World Junior Championships, earning a silver medal.
The 5'11", 199-pound forward was acquired by the Canucks, alongside a conditional fourth round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, in a trade with San Jose for Jannik Hansen on February 28, 2017.
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