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Western Pacific Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
38-16-6 82
32-19-7 71
34-20-2 70
29-18-10 68
28-25-5 61
25-22-11 61
20-35-3 43
15-36-5 35

2023 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 0 0 1 12:06 0

Top Akito Hirose News

  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Sent to minors

    Hirose was returned to AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday, per Jeff Paterson of The Hockey News.

    Hirose has no points, three hits and five blocks in three contests with Vancouver this season. He's also appeared in 11 games with Abbotsford, though Hirose hasn't recorded a point with the Canucks' minor-league affiliate.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Recalled from AHL

    Hirose was recalled from AHL Abbotsford on Friday, Jeff Paterson of The Hockey News reports.

    Hirose was sent down Thursday after being recalled Tuesday. Hirose was a healthy scratch Wednesday and has yet to pick up a point in a pair of NHL games this season. Hirose did not have a point in 11 AHL games before his recall.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Sent down

    Hirose was reassigned to AHL Abbotsford on Thursday, Jeff Paterson of The Hockey News reports.

    With Andrei Kuzmenko (face) and Pius Suter (undisclosed) ailing, the Canucks called up Linus Karlsson in place of Hirose. The 24-year-old Hirose was a scratch for Wednesday's game versus the Islanders, though he could rise to the NHL roster again the next time the Canucks need more defensive depth.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Brought up from minors

    Hirose was recalled from AHL Abbotsford on Tuesday.

    Hirose is far from a lock to play against the Islanders on Wednesday, even if Carson Soucy (undisclosed) is unable to suit up. In his two appearances this season, the 24-year-old Hirose has notched four blocks and three hits while averaging 12:37 of ice time.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Reassigned to minors

    Hirose was sent to AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday.

    Hirose has no points, three hits and four blocks in two games with Vancouver this season. Mark Friedman was summoned by the Canucks in a corresponding move.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Called up by Canucks

    Hirose was summoned by Vancouver on Wednesday.

    Vasily Podkolzin was reassigned to AHL Abbotsford in a corresponding move. Hirose had three assists in seven contests with Vancouver last season. The Canucks' season opener will be Wednesday versus Edmonton, and Hirose might draw into the lineup on the third pairing alongside Noah Juulsen.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Sent down

    Hirose was sent down to AHL Abbotsford on Monday.

    Hirose picked up three assists in seven games with Vancouver last season after recording 27 points in 38 games for Minnesota State University Mankato during his junior campaign in 2022-23.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Recalled Sunday

    Hirose was recalled from AHL Abbotsford on Sunday.

    After he was sent down last week, Hirose will now rejoin the Canucks following an injury to Carson Soucy. The 24-year-old Hirose played in seven games with Vancouver last season, tallying three assists, six hits and six blocked shots.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Dropped to AHL

    Hirose was sent to AHL Abbotsford on Sunday.

    Hirose contributed three assists, four shots on goal, six blocked shots and six hits in seven outings with Vancouver last season. The 24-year-old blueliner also recorded 27 points over 38 contests for Minnesota State University Mankato in 2022-23 prior to turning pro. Hirose will get his first taste of AHL action this campaign.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Re-signs with Vancouver

    Hirose signed a two-year, $1.575 million contract with Vancouver on Sunday, according to CapFriendly.

    Hirose recorded three assists, six hits and six blocked shots in seven appearances with the Canucks last season. He put up 27 points over 38 contests for Minnesota State University Mankato in 2022-23 prior to turning pro. The 24-year-old defender will probably start next season in the minors.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Chips in with power-play helper

    Hirose logged a power-play assist, two blocked shots and four PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Ducks.

    Hirose set up an Andrei Kuzmenko tally in the first period that gave the Canucks a 2-0 lead. The 24-year-old Hirose has three helpers through six NHL contests since signing with the Canucks in late March. He's added three shots on net, six blocked shots, five hits, four PIM and a plus-1 rating in a bottom-four role.

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  • Canucks' Akito Hirose: Nets first points

    Hirose picked up two assists in Thursday's win against the Blackhawks.

    It was Hirose's third NHL game, and it was a productive one. He finished the night with two assists, two shots, one hit, one block, and a plus-1 rating. He played 20:30, including 2:20 shorthanded, and 2:13 on the power play. One of his assists were generated on the man advantage.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 170 lbs
Birthplace: Calgary, CA
Age: 24
Experience: 1