Chris Higgins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Canucks summon exiled Higgins

    The Score "After being placed on the trade market via press release, waived, and then banished to the American Hockey League, Chris Higgins is on his way back to the NHL. The Vancouver Canucks recalled Higgins on Saturday, momentarily ending the veteran forward's two-month stint with the AHL's Utica..." March 19

  • Canucks' Chris Higgins to be waived after not drawing interest on trade market

    The Score "Chris Higgins' future could be in the American Hockey League. The Vancouver Canucks and the winger are working together to find a trade suitor for the 32-year-old, but that search has apparently come up empty. President Trevor Linden was interviewed on Sportsnet on Monday night, and openly..." January 12

  • Canucks exploring trade options for veteran forward Chris Higgins

    ESPN "The Canucks on Sunday said they were actively trying to trade veteran forward Chris Higgins. "As part of our transition to a younger team, I can confirm we're exploring trade options for Chris Higgins so we can create more roster space for our younger players to develop," general manager Jim..." January 10

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    Jeff Paterson @patersonjeff

    #Canucks WD says Higgins likely to be 6 weeks with foot injury. Tomorrow will be 3 week mark

  • Chris Higgins, Canucks winger, breaks right foot against Sharks

    CBC Sports "Chris Higgins will not be in the Vancouver Canucks' lineup for the Oct. 7 season opener at Calgary after breaking his right foot on Monday night. The 32-year-old left-winger will be re-evaluated in three weeks after he took a Brenden Dillon slapshot off the inside of the ankle in the second..." September 23

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    No Chris Higgins tonight, he's out with the flu. #Canucks

  • Canucks now minus Dan Hamhuis, Chris Higgins for Bruins test

    Vancouver Sun "Careening on a four-game losing streak, the Vancouver Canucks got worse here even before playing the Boston Bruins today (4 p.m. Pacific time, Sportsnet Pacific, Team 1040). Canucks coach John Tortorella announced two hours before the opening faceoff that key veterans Dan Hamhuis and Chris..." February 05

  • Hard work finally paying off for Chris Higgins with Canucks

    Vancouver Sun "This is the Chris Higgins that John Tortorella envisioned four years ago. Tortorella loved Higgins for the 55 games he coached him back in the 2009-10 season with the New York Rangers, but there was just one problem. Higgins couldn’t score. He managed just six goals and 14 points before the..." December 17

  • Canucks get good news on Higgins — mild knee strain, out ‘couple of weeks’

    Vancouver Sun "Winger Chris Higgins' knee injury is not as serious as first feared and the Vancouver Canucks could have him back before the end of the regular season. Coach Alain Vigneault said a scan indicated Higgins has a "mild strain." "So we are looking at a couple of weeks," Vigneault said Thursday..." April 12

  • Canucks lose Higgins, Tanev for the rest of the regular season and maybe longer

    Vancouver Province "The Canucks will head into the longest road of their season missing two key players. And it gets worse, as both left winger Chris Higgins and defenceman Chris Tanev are not expected to be available for the remainder of the regular season – which ends on April 27. Canucks head coach Alain..." April 09

  • Canucks re-sign Higgins to four-year, $10 million extension

    TSN "The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed left wing Chris Higgins to a four-year deal. Higgins, 29, has scored nine goals and five assists in 35 games with the Canucks this season. The deal is woth an average annual value of $2.5 million. The Smithtown, New York-native has appeared in 517..." April 02

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    Vancouver Canucks @

    News from LA: Schneider starts. Higgins returns. Alberts is on D. All players take warm-up.

  • Canucks get real jump from Hansen, Higgins, Raymond line

    Vancouver Sun "Just the other night in Calgary, Chris Higgins looked down the bench and could have sworn linemate Jannik Hansen was taking a nap. Who could blame him? Hansen hasn't had a whole lot of shut-eye since the premature arrival his twin boys early Sunday morning. But he certainly hasn't been..." March 07