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Chris Higgins | Winger

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/2/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
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Chris Higgins recorded two assists in a 5-4 overtime win versus Chicago.
Higgins has seven goals and 23 points in 52 games this season. He should be good to maintain that pace for what's left of the 2014-15 campaign. Feb 12 - 10:01 AM

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Chris Higgins had a goal and assist in Vancouver's 5-2 win over Buffalo on Friday.

Higgins' goal was a classic one-timer from the dot, making it 4-2 in the third period. But it was his helper on Yannick Weber's goal just 1:43 into the second that was gorgeous. Higgins was trapped between a back-checking Matt Ellis and defending Tyler Myers below the left hashmark, and had to wait for Myers to move his stick out of the passing lane before dishing it to a charging Weber down the right slot. The goal made it 2-1 and was a true display of awareness and patience. Canucks. Higgins is now sixth on the team in scoring with seven goals and 20 points this season.
Jan 31 - 2:45 AM

Chris Higgins played on Saturday but still is feeling the effects of the flu.

Higgins is really struggling of late with only two points since November 28, a span of 16 games. He has six goals and 17 points in 39 games but we cannot recommend him at this time.
Jan 11 - 11:13 AM

Chris Higgins (flu) should be fine for Saturday's game.

Higgins was a late scratch on Thursday due to the illness. He has six goals and 17 points in 38 contests in 2014-15.
Jan 9 - 4:06 PM

Chris Higgins was made a late scratch for Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers because he has the flu.

With 17 points and 34 hits in 38 games, Higgins offers little in the way of fantasy value.
Jan 8 - 10:42 PM

Chris Higgins had an assist in a 3-2 loss to Los Angeles Thursday night.

Higgins has six goals and 17 points in 36 contests in 2014-15. The fact that he's averaging roughly 0.5 points per game isn't surprising and it's something he should be able to maintain.
Jan 2 - 10:43 AM

Chris Higgins moved from the second line in practice on Friday to the fourth unit.

Higgins was playing alongside Nick Bonino and Alex Burrows but with the line pointless in the last six games, coach Willie Desjardins moved Radim Vrbata from the first line to Higgins spot. Higgins has five goals and 15 points in 30 games this season.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Chris Higgins scored a goal in Vancouver's 5-4 win over Edmonton on Wednesday.

Higgins has had a pattern of recording at least a point in every other game since the start of November. He now has four goals and 12 points in 19 contests in 2014-15.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 10:08:00 AM

Chris Higgins scored the only goal for Vancouver in its 5-1 loss to the Kings on Saturday night.

Higgins beat Jonathan Quick in the middle of the third period. The Canucks had trouble generating any kind of offense in this game, and much of it was spent in their end. While Higgins has three goals and 10 points this season, he doesn’t offer a lot of upside going forward. Linden Vey and Ryan Stanton assisted on the goal.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 12:53:00 AM

Chris Higgins had two assists in Vancouver's 5-2 victory over Colorado.

Higgins has two goals and nine points in 13 games in 2014-15. He seems to have meshed well with Nick Bonino and last night's contest was a perfect example of that as Higgins' assists came off of Bonino's two markers.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 11:06:00 AM

Chris Higgins contributed two assists to the Vancouver Canucks' 4-2 win over Washington Sunday night.

Higgins is now on a three-game point streak. He has two goals and six points in eight contests in 2014-15. He's been playing alongside Nick Bonino and Alex Burrows so far this season and has meshed well with them.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 09:55:00 AM

Chris Higgins got the party started in St. Louis Thursday night, cleaning up the garbage Alex Burrows set for him.

Burrows picked off an Alex Pietrangelo touch-pass to TJ Oshie at the red line and rushed in on Jaken Allen in the game's opening minute. Higgins was there to tap in the rebound. He'd later assist on Nick Bonino's go-ahead goal. Higgy also contributed six hits and two takeaways in his 14:02 of playing time with over three minutes on special teams. The Canucks would go on to win 4-1.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 11:45:00 PM

Chris Higgins opened the scoring on Thursday night, sniping the top left corner through traffic off a feed from Nick Bonino just 2:45 in.

Higgins played like he had something to prove, showing he can at least pop a water bottle with the best of them. He played 16:46, second in forwards behind only Shawn Mathias who played 17:02. Higgins saw 4:11 on the powerplay and 1:56 on the kill.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 01:41:00 AM

Christopher Higgins missed Saturday's game with the flu.

Higgins could miss the finale on Sunday as well. Higgins has 17 goals and 39 points this season, one of only a few Canucks who played up to his level.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 09:48:00 AM

Chris Higgins fed off the energy from scoring Wednesday night’s shootout winner, notching two assists Vancouver’s 4-3 loss to Washington on Friday evening.

The 30 year old now has 38 points through 67 games this season. One of his assists helped set up new teammate Shawn Matthias for his first goal as a Canuck. His other assist allowed rookie teammate Nicklas Jensen to score his first NHL goal.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 09:58:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Nick Bonino
3Shawn Matthias
4Bo Horvat
5Brad Richardson
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Brandon McMillan
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Nicklas Jensen
5Linden Vey
6Zack Kassian
7Ronalds Kenins
D1Alexander Edler
2Kevin Bieksa
3Dan Hamhuis
4Luca Sbisa
5Chris Tanev
6Bob Sanguinetti
7Yannick Weber
8Ryan Stanton
9Alex Biega
10Adam Clendening
11Frank Corrado
G1Ryan Miller
2Eddie Lack
3Jacob Markstrom