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Dan Hamhuis | Defenseman

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/13/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
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Dan Hamhuis will be out for months with a lower body injury.
Hamhuis was injured on Thursday early in the first period and while the injury is not season-ending, it is significant. Hamhuis had six assists in 20 games with a minus-five rating and 13 penalty minutes. It's just a matter of time before the Canucks place him on the injured reserve list. Nov 22 - 11:41 AM

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Updating a previous item, Dan Hamhuis will not return to Thursday's game against the Ducks.

Hamhuis was injured early in the first period of the game and needed help coming off the ice. It's unclear how long he will be out.
Nov 20 - 10:31 PM

Dan Hamhuis left Thursday's game against Anaheim.

Hamhuis injured his right leg just 1:30 into the game. He could not put any weight on his leg and he needed help coming off the ice. We'll have more information as it's made available.
Nov 20 - 10:15 PM

Dan Hamhuis's face was accidentally cut open during the second period against Edmonton on Friday night, but returned later wearing a cage.

Marc Arcobello got spun around in the corner and his stick caught Hamhuis in the nose-area as he was approaching. Hamhuis seemed little worse for wear after getting stitched up.
Oct 17 - 11:41 PM

Dan Hamhuis had two assists in a 4-2 loss to Colorado on Thursday.

Hamhuis has five goals and 22 points in 78 games this season. He has recorded at least 20 points in all 10 of his NHL campaigns.
Apr 11 - 10:34 AM

Dan Hamhuis (groin) will return to the Canucks' lineup on Saturday.

Hamhuis missed two games due to the ailment. He has 15 points and 24 penalty minutes in 57 contests this season.
Feb 7 - 5:08 PM

Dan Hamhuis (groin) won't play Thursday, but he's expected to dress on Saturday.

He was hurt Monday and is expected to practice on Friday. Hamhuis leaves for the Sochi Olympics on Sunday if everything goes well.
Feb 6 - 6:23 PM

The Vancouver Canucks won't have Dan Hamhuis (undisclosed) on Tuesday.

Hamhuis sustained an injury during Monday's 2-0 loss to Detroit. He has four goals and 15 points in 57 games this season.
Feb 4 - 6:01 PM

Dan Hamhuis had two assists in Vancouver's 4-3 shootout loss to Philadelphia.

Hamhuis is on a three-game point streak. He has four goals and 13 points in 41 contests.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 10:21:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks leaned heavily upon Dan Hamhuis in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

Hamhuis played just over 30 minutes on Tuesday and registered 6 shots on goal, 1 hit and 2 blocked shots.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 02:14:00 AM

With Alex Edler out of the Canucks' lineup due to a knee injury, Dan Hamhuis saw a boost in responsibility.

Hamhuis picked up an assist in the overtime victory, but it was his appearance in 69.3 percent of the Canucks' power-play opportunities that was the eye catching stat. He also garnered the most ice-time among all Vancouver blue-liners as he clocked out while registering a whopping 29:36. If Edler is sidelined for an extended period of time, look for Hamhuis to be his primary replacement.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 01:42:00 AM

Dan Hamhuis was the lone scorer for the Canucks in their lopsided 5-1 loss to the Kings on Saturday night.

Hamhuis doesn't have tremendous offensive upside and has never scored at a very high clip, but he's a decent all-around contributor. The goal was his third in four games, to go along with two penalty minutes, two hits, two blocked shots and a minus-one rating. Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler had the helpers. As HNIC's Elliotte Friedman noted, with the game out of hand and a tilt in Anaheim on Sunday, the Sedins played just two shifts in the third period.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013 01:01:00 AM

Dan Hamhuis missed Wednesday's practice because of an upper-body injury.

Hamhuis sustained the ailment while blocking a shot on Tuesday. He's still probable for Thursday's contest, but we'll err on the side of caution by listing him as day-to-day.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 11:25:00 AM

Dan Hamhuis could end up patrolling Canada's blueline at the Winter Olympics.

"I've always enjoyed the international game," Hamhuis said. "I love the big ice. I love the room. It's a puck-possession game on that big ice and it's a challenge to defend but I enjoy that. I've been working a lot on my skating. I've been trying every year to become a better skater. With all that room, you have to have guys who can skate. Hopefully, I can fill that role." Duncan Keith is probably the only lock to play for Canada who shoots left handed, so Hamhuis could squeeze into the picture there. Other left-handed Canadian hopefuls include Jay Bouwmeester, Marc Staal, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Marc Methot, Dion Phaneuf and Karl Alzner.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 05:16:00 PM

Dan Hamhuis will play for Team Canada at the IIHF World Championship after Vancouver's first-round exit from the NHL playoffs.

He is expected to arrive Saturday and will increase the club's roster to 23 players, including eight defensemen. Hamhuis notched a goal and an assist in four playoff appearances with the Canucks.
Source: TSN.ca
Fri, May 10, 2013 06:06:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Nick Bonino
3Shawn Matthias
4Bo Horvat
5Brad Richardson
6Jared McCann
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Tom Sestito
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Linden Vey
5Zack Kassian
D1Alexander Edler
2Kevin Bieksa
3Dan Hamhuis
4Luca Sbisa
5Chris Tanev
6Yannick Weber
7Ryan Stanton
8Frank Corrado
G1Ryan Miller
2Eddie Lack