Bill Sweatt joins Vancouver Canucks on emergency recall

Victor Oreskovich re-assigned to Chicago.

Wednesday, 07.12.2011 / 1:30 PM / News
Vancouver Canucks

Sweatt
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled left wing Bill Sweatt from the Chicago Wolves on emergency recall. Victor Oreskovich has been re-assigned to Chicago.

Sweatt, 23, has registered nine points (4-5-9) and 10 penalty minutes in 19 games with the Wolves this season. He finished second in scoring on the Manitoba Moose in his first professional hockey season in 2010.11, registering 46 points (19-27-46).

Oreskovich, 25, recorded seven penalty minutes and an even plus/minus rating in one game with Vancouver. He has recorded five points (1-4-5) and six penalty minutes in 11 games with the Wolves this season.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Team Illinois-MWEHL 74 33 37 70
2004-2005 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-U-17 11 5 10 15 54
2004-2005 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 41 7 9 16 12
2005-2006 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-U-18 42 19 11 30 24
2005-2006 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 17 10 15 25 4
2005-2006 United States-WJ18-A 6 5 2 7 4
2006-2007 Colorado College-WCHA 30 9 17 26 18
2006-2007 United States.-WJC-A 7 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Colorado College-WCHA 37 10 17 27 38
2007-2008 United States-WJC-A 6 0 1 1 0
2008-2009 Colorado College-WCHA 37 12 11 23 28
2009-2010 Colorado College-WCHA 39 15 18 33 18
2010-2011 Manitoba Moose-AHL 80 19 27 46 -9 28 3 1 5 173 11.0
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2004-2005 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 10 4 3 7 0 6 0 0.0
2005-2006 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 0 0 0.0
2006-2007 Colorado College-WCHA 0 0 0.0
2007-2008 Colorado College-WCHA
2010-2011 Manitoba Moose-AHL 14 1 5 6 -1 2 0 0 0