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Zack Kassian

24-Year-Old Right Wing – Vancouver Canucks

2014-15 NHL Stats

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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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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 214   DOB: 1/24/1991   BORN: Windsor, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #13 Overall in 2009  

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Zack Kassian Contract Information:

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

January 16, 2015  –  Zack Kassian News

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In an appearance on TSN 1040 radio Friday, GM Jim Benning discussed trade rumors involving Kassian. "If something comes up where we think it's a good deal for us or something, then we'll do it if we make the organization better."

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Zack Kassian NHL Stats
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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 26 2 4 6 -8 34 33 6.1 0 0 12:37 0 0 0 0:40 53 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

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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.

0:40

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Zack Kassian was on the ice for 0:40 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 0:40

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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
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
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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 appears to be a healthy scratch for Thursday's game against the Flyers, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (finger) was activated from injured reserve Friday, Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province reports.

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Kassian (finger) is unlikely to play Thursday against the Kings, Steve Ewen of the Vancouver Province reports.

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Kassian said after Tuesday's morning skate that he is "very close" to a return and hopes to play in Thursday's game versus the Kings, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (finger) skated on his own in full gear prior to Saturday's morning skate, Elliott Pap of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (finger) was moved to injured reserve Friday.

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Kassian has been ruled out for two-to-three weeks due to a finger injury, Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province reports.

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Kassian took a slash to the arm in Tuesday's win over the Devils and didn't travel with the team to Columbus in advance of Friday's game Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (leg) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.

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Kassian (leg) skated as an extra at Friday's morning skate, suggesting he won't make his return to ice in the evening against the Coyotes.

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Kassian (leg) returned to practice Thursday, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.

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Kassian (leg) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

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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.