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Canucks Recall Rick Rypien

Friday, 12.10.2007 / 1:30 PM / News
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Canucks Recall Rick Rypien
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that centre Rick Rypien has been recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.

Rypien, 23, split last season between the Canucks and Moose. The Coleman, Alberta native recorded five penalty minutes in two NHL games and, in 14 AHL games, registered six points (3-3-6) and 35 penalty minutes. He missed the duration of the season due to injury.

The 5’11”, 184-pound centre originally signed with the Canucks as a free agent on Nov. 9, 2005.


 Player Notes
2006-07 SEASON Played in his first NHL game of the season, winning 4-4 in the face-off circle (100%) and recording three hits, Dec. 2/06 vs COL Recalled on Dec. 1/06 Has played 14 games for the Moose registering six points (3-3-6) and 35 penalty minutes


Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2001-2002 Crowsnest Pass  AJHL   57 12 10 22 143
2001-2002 Regina  WHL   1 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 Regina  WHL   50 6 12 18 159
2003-2004 Regina  WHL   65 19 26 45 186
2004-2005 Regina  WHL   63 22 29 51 148
2004-2005 Manitoba  AHL   8 1 1 2 5
2005-2006 Canucks   5 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 6 16.7
2005-2006 Manitoba  AHL   49 9 6 15 122
2006-2007 Canucks   2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0
2006-2007 Manitoba  AHL   14 3 3 6 -4 35 0 0 0
NHL Totals:   7 1 0 1 1 9 0 0 0 6 16.7
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2002-2003 Regina  WHL   5 1 1 2 0 21 0.0
2003-2004 Regina  WHL   4 0 1 1 0 18 0 0.0
2004-2005 Manitoba  AHL   14 0 0 0 0 35 0 0.0
2005-2006 Manitoba  AHL   13 1 1 2 0 22 0.0
 
 Career Notes
Signed to an amateur tryout (ATO) contract by Manitoba (AHL), March 22, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, November 9, 2005.