Canucks Re-Assign Bourdon, McIver, Rypien

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Canucks Re-Assign Bourdon, McIver, Rypien
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that defencemen Luc Bourdon, Nathan McIver and centre Rick Rypien have been re-assigned to the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.

Bourdon, 21, registered his first NHL goal and a total of two points (2-0-2) and 20 penalty minutes in 27 games played with the Canucks. He also recorded 13 points (6-7-13) and 66 penalty minutes in 38 games with the Manitoba Moose.

Bourdon was drafted tenth overall by Vancouver in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

McIver, 23, has split the 2007-08 season between the Manitoba Moose and Vancouver Canucks. He recorded 52 penalty minutes in 17 games with the Canucks and six points (3-3-6) and 106 penalty minutes in 40 games with the Moose.

McIver was originally drafted by Vancouver 254th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

Rypien, 23, recorded three points (1-2-3) and 41 penalty minutes in 22 games played for the Canucks in 2007-08. He also played in 31 games for Manitoba, registering 14 points (3-11-14) and 72 penalty minutes.

The Coleman, Alberta native signed as a free agent on November 9, 2005.

Bourdon's Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Val-d'Or  QMJHL   64 2 6 8 -10 58 0 0      
2004-2005 Val-d'Or  QMJHL   70 13 19 32 -39 117 8 0      
2004-2005 Canada  WJ18-A   6 0 1 1   4          
2005-2006 Val-d'Or  QMJHL   20 2 18 20 -8 54 1 0 0    
2005-2006 Moncton  QMJHL   10 1 7 8 0 8 1 0 0    
2005-2006 Canada  WJC-A   6 1 5 6   4          
2006-2007 Canucks   9 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 3 0.0
2006-2007 Moncton  QMJHL   13 3 11 14 17 28 2 0 1    
2006-2007 Canada  WJC-A   6 2 2 4   6          
2006-2007 Cape Breton  QMJHL   23 1 5 6 5 45 1 0 0    
2007-2008 Canucks   27 2 0 2 7 20 1 0 0 26 7.7
NHL Totals:   36 2 0 2 6 24 1 0 0 29 6.9


McIver's Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2001-2002 Summerside  MJrHL   47 4 4 8   91          
2002-2003 St. Michael's  OHL   68 5 10 15 5 121 0 2      
2003-2004 St. Michael's  OHL   57 4 11 15 1 183 1 0      
2004-2005 St. Michael's  OHL   67 4 22 26 -1 160 1 0      
2005-2006 Manitoba  AHL   66 1 6 7 18 155 0 0 0    
2006-2007 Canucks   1 0 0 0 -3 7 0 0 0 0 0.0
2006-2007 Manitoba  AHL   63 1 2 3 -1 139 1 0 0    
2007-2008 Canucks   17 0 0 0 -8 52 0 0 0 9 0.0
NHL Totals:   18 0 0 0 -11 59 0 0 0 9 0.0


Rypien's 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    
2007-2008 Canucks   22 1 2 3 -5 41 0 0 0 8 12.5
NHL Totals:   29 2 2 4 -4 50 0 0 0 14 14.3