Canucks Recall Defenceman Alexander Edler
Edler, 20, has played in 18 games with the Canucks this season recording two points (1-1-2) and six penalty minutes. In 41 games with the Moose this season, the 6'3", 220 lbs. native of Ostersund, Sweden has recorded 23 points (5-18-23) and 24 penalty minutes.
Edler was selected by Vancouver 91st overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Weight: 220 lbs
Born: Östersund, Sweden
Date: April 21, 1986
Edler played 62 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL in 2005-06 racking up 13 goals, 40 assists and 44 penalty minutes in his first season of Canadian junior hockey.
Edler finished fifth in scoring amongst defencemen in the WHL. In 12 post-season games with Kelowna, he ended up with three goals and five assists for eight points and 12 penalty minutes.