Dale Weise is an energy guy, both on and off the ice.

“I got on the music this morning, trying to get the boys a little pumped up,” explained the Vancouver Canucks fourth-line winger after practice on Monday at Rogers Arena. “We had the techno going. You’ll have to ask [Zack] Kassian exactly who it was. He tried to call it ‘Techno Tuesday.’ I’m not sure he knew what day it was.”

Excuse Weise if he was having a little fun at poor Zack’s expense. Weise hasn’t played since injuring a knee in an Oct. 24 visit to the New Jersey Devils but had plenty of bounce in his step talking about his potential return Tuesday against the Florida Panthers at Rogers.

Vancouver placing Yannick Weber on waivers Monday, thus opening up an active roster spot for Weise, suggests the team is leaning that way. Coach John Tortorella loves to play coy about line-up decisions, so there was nothing official Monday.

“You ask anybody — I’m probably the most excited guy on our team all the time,” Weise, 25, explained. “I’m at my happiest when I’m coming to the rink.

“I just like to bring that energy to our team. It’s frustrating when we are losing, and guys are frustrated when they’re not scoring goals. I want to come in and try to help keep the room loose and maybe we’ll start putting some pucks in the net.”

Weise said it was difficult to put a finger on exactly what’s gone wrong while watching from afar.

“I think we’re playing good hockey,” said the 6-foot-2, 210-pound Weise, who’s in his third season with Vancouver. “I like the way we’re playing. Look at the time of possession, look at shots on goal. Look at all that. It’s just not correlating with goals and with wins.

“We’re not in the business to do just OK and play well. We have to win games. The way our conference is, everybody is picking up points every night. You get on a slide, you can get down really quick.”