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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 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. Dec 13 - 10:56 AM

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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.
Nov 20 - 10:08 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.
Nov 9 - 12:53 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.
Nov 5 - 11:06 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.
Oct 27 - 9:55 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.
Oct 23 - 11:45 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.
Sep 26 - 1:41 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.
Apr 13 - 9:48 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.
Mar 14 - 9:58 PM

Christopher Higgins had a goal and an assist in the Canucks 7-4 loss to the Islanders Monday night.

Higgins scored a power play goal in the first period and he now has 17 goals with 19 assists in 65 games this season. Ryan Kesler, Henrik Sedin and Christopher Tanev also scored in the loss.
Mar 11 - 4:49 AM

Chris Higgins netted his 16th goal of the season in a 5-2 loss to the Canadiens on Thursday.

Playing against his former team, Higgins buried a power-play goal early in the second period to cut the score to 2-1 at the time, though it was all downhill from there. Alexander Edler added his fifth goal of the season in the loss.
Feb 6 - 10:59 PM

Christopher Higgins will return to Vancouver's lineup Thursday.

He's projected to play with Brad Richardson and Jannik Hansen against Montreal. Higgins has missed Tuesday's game because of an undisclosed ailment.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 6 - 3:53 PM

Christopher Higgins will miss Tuesday's game due to an undisclosed injury.

Higgins was hurt during Monday's contest. He has 15 goals and 16 assists in 56 contests in 2013-14.
Feb 4 - 6:00 PM

Christopher Higgins scored a goal in Vancouver's 5-2 loss to Chicago Wednesday evening.

Higgins scored 16 seconds into the game, but it wasn't enough for the Canucks. It was Higgins' third goal in his last four games and he now has 15 goals and 16 assists in 54 games this season. Tom Sestito scored the other goal for the Canucks.
Jan 30 - 3:19 AM

Christopher Higgins is now on the first line with Ryan Kesler and Alex Burrows.

The move occurred in practice on Saturday as Daniel Sedin was moved down to the second line. Higgins scored the lone goal on Thursday in a one goal loss to Nashville and has 13 goals and 27 points in 51 games.
Jan 26 - 10:39 AM

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
8Alex Biega
G1Ryan Miller
2Eddie Lack