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Zack Kassian

24-Year-Old Right Wing – Vancouver Canucks

2014-15 NHL Stats

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10

A

6

PP Pts

1

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-5

PIM

81

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Kassian hit his stride in 2013-2014, establishing career-highs with 14 goals and 29 points. Though he struggled at times earlier in the year, he did finish the season hot, tallying 10 points (three goals) in his final 10 games. His 15.4 shooting percentage was quite impressi...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Back    EST. RETURN:  6/1/2015
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 214   DOB: 1/24/1991
BORN: Windsor, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #13 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Zack Kassian Contract Information:

Re-signed with the Canucks on a two-year, $3.5 million contract in July 2014.

April 27, 2015  –  Zack Kassian News

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Kassian will not require offseason surgery to deal with the back issue that kept him out of the Vancouver lineup down the stretch.

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Zack Kassian NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 20 NHL BUF 27 3 4 7 -1 20 36 8.3 0 0 11:56 0 1 1 0:52 39 1
2011-12 20 NHL VAN 17 1 2 3 -1 31 18 5.6 0 0 10:17 0 0 0 0:01 40 1
2012-13 21 NHL VAN 39 7 4 11 -7 51 49 14.3 1 0 13:29 2 1 3 1:28 70 4
2013-14 22 NHL VAN 73 14 15 29 -4 124 91 15.4 2 0 12:56 1 0 1 0:42 91 6
2014-15 23 NHL VAN 42 10 6 16 -5 81 55 18.2 3 0 12:37 1 0 1 0:39 88 2
2014-15 Proj 23 NHL VAN 74 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Zack Kassian

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Zack Kassian – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#5 Right Wing
  1. Alex Burrows  OUT
  2. Radim Vrbata
  3. Derek Dorsett
  4. Jannik Hansen  OUT
  5. Zack Kassian  OUT
Vancouver Canucks

Time On Ice Stats

12:37

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Zack Kassian was on the ice for 12:37.

0:39

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Zack Kassian was on the ice for 0:39 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 13:29 1:28
2013-14 12:56 0:42
2014-15 12:37 0:39

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Zack Kassian 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 25 at CGY Did Not Play
Apr 23 CGY Did Not Play
Apr 21 at CGY Did Not Play
Apr 19 at CGY Did Not Play
Apr 17 CGY Did Not Play
Apr 15 CGY Did Not Play
Apr 11 EDM Did Not Play
Apr 9 ARI Did Not Play
Apr 6 LA Did Not Play
Apr 4 at WPG Did Not Play
Apr 2 at CHI Did Not Play
Mar 31 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 30 at STL Did Not Play
Mar 28 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 26 COL Did Not Play
Mar 24 WPG Did Not Play
Mar 22 at ARI Did Not Play
Mar 21 at LA Did Not Play
Mar 19 CLS Did Not Play
Mar 17 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 14 TOR 0 0 0 1 24 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 7:43 1:31
Mar 12 LA 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:25 0:52
Mar 9 ANH 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 0 13:52 0:00
Mar 7 at SJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 6 0 14:06 0:48
Mar 5 at ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:21 0:54
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Mar 3 SJ Did Not Play
Mar 1 STL 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 12:06 1:05
Feb 26 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:45 0:00
Feb 24 at BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 2 0 12:28 0:55
Feb 22 at NYI 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 100.0 4 0 16:07 3:21
Feb 20 at NJ 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 13:47 0:00
Feb 19 at NYR Did Not Play
Feb 16 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 10:36 0:03
Feb 14 at CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 11:01 0:00
Feb 13 BOS 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:40 0:08
Feb 11 at CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 10:10 0:00
Feb 9 at MIN 1 0 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 13:32 0:38
Feb 7 PIT 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 8:21 0:00
Feb 5 SJ Did Not Play
Feb 3 WPG Did Not Play
Feb 1 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 30 BUF 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 11:26 0:00
Jan 27 ANH 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 13:32 0:03
Jan 20 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 11:05 0:00
Jan 19 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 14:04 1:19
Jan 16 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 15 at PHI Did Not Play
Jan 13 at NSH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 11:35 0:00
Jan 10 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:47 0:00
Jan 8 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:14 3:38
Jan 6 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 14:39 1:18
Jan 3 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 11:21 2:30
Jan 1 LA Did Not Play
Dec 30 at SJ Did Not Play
Dec 28 at ANH Did Not Play
Dec 22 ARI Did Not Play
Dec 20 CGY Did Not Play
Dec 17 DAL Did Not Play
Dec 13 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 9 at MON Did Not Play
Dec 7 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec 6 at TOR Did Not Play
Dec 4 at PIT Did Not Play
Dec 2 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 30 at DET Did Not Play
Nov 28 at CLS Did Not Play
Nov 25 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 14:40 2:45
Nov 23 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 11:14 1:28
Nov 20 ANH 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:46 0:53
Nov 19 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 14:50 1:21
Nov 14 ARI Did Not Play
Nov 11 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 9 at ANH Did Not Play
Nov 8 at LA Did Not Play
Nov 6 at SJ Did Not Play
Nov 4 at COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 9:35 0:00
Nov 2 NSH 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:02 0:00
Nov 1 at EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 13:55 0:15
Oct 30 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 12:12 0:00
Oct 28 CAR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 8 0 12:25 0:14
Oct 26 WAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 12:06 0:00
Oct 24 at COL 0 0 0 -2 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 10:10 0:00
Oct 23 at STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:37 0:10
Oct 21 at DAL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 10:23 0:01
Oct 18 TB 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:17 0:12
Oct 17 at EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:21 0:44
Oct 11 EDM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:15 0:00
Oct 8 at CGY 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 12:27 0:21

Zack Kassian: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kassian (back) resumed skating on his own last Friday.

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Kassian (back) hasn't resumed practicing with the Canucks, Jim Jamieson of the Vancouver Province reports.

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Kassian (back) is not with the Canucks on their current four-game road trip, The Province reports.

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Kassian (back) reportedly suffered a minor setback while skating last week, Jon Abbott of TSN 1040 reports.

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Kassian (back) will not play Tuesday against the Jets, Elliott Pap of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (back) has been ruled out for the Canucks' two-game road trip over the weekend.

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Kassian (back) was limited to skating on his own prior to Friday's practice, Jon Abbott of TSN 1040 reports.

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Kassian (back) will not play Thursday against the Blue Jackets, Irfaan Gaffar of Sportsnet reports.

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Kassian sustained a back injury during the Canucks' morning skate and will not be available Tuesday against the Flyers, Dan Murphy of Sporstnet reports.

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Kassian accrued 24 penalty minutes in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs.

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Kassian was the hero Monday, potting the game-winning goal with less than four minutes remaining in regulation as the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1 at home.

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Kassian (illness) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Coyotes, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

The 2012-13 campaign marked Kassianís first chance for a full-time gig at the NHL level. The 2009 first-round pick started off the season on a tear, netting five goals though the first seven games while skating on the top line with the Sedin twins. But his output quickly tapered off and he lost his place on the top line, finishing with just 11 points in 39 games. Despite his season being a disappointment overall, Kassian showed enough flashes to hint that the 22-year-old winger can still live up to his pedigree. Expect some further development here, but it won't come in leaps and bounds. Kassian remains a big (6-3, 214) power forward with top-six upside, but his type of player tends to mature slowly ... like fine wine or single-malt Scotch. He currently projects to start the 2013-14 season on the Canucksí third line.

2012-13

Kassian was acquired by the Canucks in the Cody Hodgson deal prior to the trade deadline last season. In 44 games split between the Canucks and Sabres, Kassian totaled just 10 points (4 G, 6 A) in his first campaign at the NHL level. Despite his struggles, Vancouver remains high on the 21-year-old wingerís upside. At 6-3, 214 pounds, Kassian has the size to be a physical power forward in the top-six, but he needs to refine his skills to cement himself in such a profilic spot. The Canucks figure to allow Kassian to work through his growing pains, but most of his ice time this season figures to be honing his skills on the third or fourth line.

2011-12

A lot of hype surrounds Kassian because Sabre fans are starving for a top-line forward with a physical presence. Still, Kassian is very raw and not quite ready for primetime. The Sabres rarely, if ever, bring a player up who hasn't spent at least a full season in the AHL, and Kassian is no different. It will be interesting to monitor how he does, and how he behaves during his first full season as a professional in Rochester through 2011-12.

2010-11

Kassian will look to put the past behind him and fully focus on hockey in 2010-11 after some on and off the ice issues last season. He is one of the most promising prospects in the Sabre organization. A big season offensively in the OHL in 2010-11 will catapult him into "next big thing" status within the organization.

2009-10

Kassian is a big power forward who will offer a lot of versatility to a skill team like Buffalo in the future. At 6-3 and over 200 pounds, Kassian is not afraid to use his size to grind out opponents and push the puck in the back of the net. While he has a big physical presence, Kassian could use a couple more years before he breaks into the NHL to work on his skating ability and speed.